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African Elephants is the vernacular name of the Loxodonta, a genus of Elephantidae.


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African Elephants is a zoo exhibit.

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Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (2014)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

African elephants live in Africa. The Asian elephant lives in India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Animal Symbolism in World Art (2006)

by Hope B. Werness

The Ptolemies used domesticated elephants for war, importing them from Syria, but also capturing African elephants. Alexander the Great used the Asiatic elephant, while Hannibal's elephants were African (Carrington in Brodrick 75).

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Geography (2002)

by Peter Haggett

Elephants under threat African elephants are the largest land mammals on Earth today. A fully grown bull can stand 3.8 m (12 ft 6 in) tall and weigh over 10 tonnes; a smaller subspecies lives in the forests. This giant mammal is ...

Google previewDictionary of Environment and Development (1993)

People, Places, Ideas, and Organizations by Andy Crump

O indicated that there were only 625,000 African elephants left in the wild. If hunting or trends continue, they estimate ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Change (2001)

Environmental Change and Human Society

African Elephants and Rhinos: Status Survey and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Deserts (1999)

by Michael A. Mares, Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (Norman, Okla.)

Hannibal used African elephants from the Atlas Mountains against the Romans ...

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