Globally endangered (EN) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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    • elephant
  • English
    • Indian Elephant
    • Asian Elephant
  • Portuguese
    • Elefante-asiático
  • Scientific Names
    • Elephas maximus
  • Spanish
    • Elefante asiático
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 亞洲象
    • 印度象

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Recent observations

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Observer

sujithsivadas

Date

January 3, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Indian elephant (Elephas maximus indicus)

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What

Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

Observer

thespy1602

Date

May 26, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

Observer

siddharth2787

Date

March 22, 2015

Place

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Description

Elephant having her lunch in the Waynad forest on Karnataka Kerala border

Photos / Sounds

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What

Elephant Elephas maximus

Observer

imaginetravels

Date

the past

Description

Singita Sabi Sand is a privately owned game reserve adjacent to Kruger National Park, and together the two areas make up some of South Africa’s most incredible and pristine land. Singita’s philosophy is to protect large tracts of wilderness and wildlife populations for future generations.

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What

elephant Elephas maximus

Observer

aashishkverma96

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

An African elephant in a tight frame

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What

indian elephant Elephas maximus

Observer

rcollin

Date

April 26, 2015

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What

Indian Elephant Elephas maximus

Observer

ruminatus

Date

May 28, 2002 05:22 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Indian Elephant Elephas maximus

Date

January 17, 2015 08:39 AM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Elephas Maximus Maximus is the Sri Lankan subspecies

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What

Asian Elephant Elephas maximus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

January 16, 2015

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Photos / Sounds

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What

Indian Elephant Elephas maximus

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

November 15, 2014 09:54 AM IST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Asiatic Elephant

Location: Kaziranga National Park - Eastern Range, Assam

Date: 16th November 2014

Equipment: Nikon D800 with Nikkor 300mm f2.8 + 2x TC

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What

Indian Elephant Elephas maximus

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

November 15, 2014 09:54 AM IST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Asiatic Elephant

Location: Kaziranga National Park - Eastern Range, Assam

Date: 16th November 2014

Equipment: Nikon D800 with Nikkor 300mm f2.8 + 2x TC

Photos / Sounds

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What

Elephant Elephas maximus

Observer

tlim

Date

September 27, 2014 11:19 AM AST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Tarangire NP

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Description from Wikipedia

The Asian or Asiatic elephant (Elephas maximus) is the only living species of the genus Elephas and is distributed in Southeast Asia from India in the west to Borneo in the east. Three subspecies are recognized — Elephas maximus maximus from Sri Lanka, the Indian elephant or E. m. indicus from mainland Asia, and E. m. sumatranus from the island of Sumatra. Asian elephants are the largest living land animals in Asia.

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