Species Loxodonta africana (Blumenbach, 1797) (African bush elephant)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Proboscidea
  • ---- family: Elephantidae
  • ----- species: Loxodonta africana
Characteristics:herbivore; height: 3-3,75m; the African Bush elephant has large flat ears; its trunk ends with two opposing extensions; both sexes have large tusks; females are smaller and have smaller tusks;
Countries:

BW
Botswana
MZ
Mozambique
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
ZW
Zimbabwe
Ecoregions:

AT0702
Angolan Mopane woodlands
AT0709
Kalahari Acacia-Baikiaea woodlands
AT0719
Southern Miombo woodlands
AT0725
Zambezian and Mopane woodlands
AT0726
Zambezian Baikiaea woodlands
AT1309
Kalahari xeric savanna
Links:
References:Cillié 1997: 100
Source: wikimedia
Date: 2006-09-23
Place: Addo National Park, South Africa
Creator: Gorgo
Permission: Public Domain
Source: wikimedia
Date: 2007-03-18
Place: Serengeti, Tanzania
Creator: nickandmel2006
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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