AFRICAN ELEPHANT (Loxodonta africana)

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AFRICAN ELEPHANT

loxodonta africana

 

ESTADO DE LA ESPECIE

 


 UICN:they are at risk of loosing 30 percent of the population since the last study in 2009 población en su hábitat natural en los

 

CITES: they are not endangered but could be if not protected .
      

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CATÁLOGO NACIONAL DE ESPECIES AMENAZADAS:species not included as endangered or vulnerable

 

CATÁLOGO VALENCIANO DE ESPECIES AMENAZADAS DE FAUNA: not included.
                                                             


         KINGDOM: Animalia.      

         PHYLUM : Chordata.
         CLASS: Mammalia.                                  
         ORDER: Proboscidea.
         FAMILY: Elephantidae.  
         GENUS: Loxodonta.
         DISTRIBUTION:sub-saharan Africa to the north of Nimibia,Botswana,Zimbabwe and east south Africa
         y este de Sudáfrica.
         HÁBITAT: from dessert to high rain forest
      
         LENTH: 4 – 6 m.
         TAIL LENTH: 1 – 1’5 m.      
         HIGHT: 2’5 – 3’5m.
         WEIGHT: 5 – 7 tons
         GESTACIÓN: 22 months
         OFFSPRING: 1.
          LIFE: 40 – 60 YEARS.

 The african elephant lives in different habitats from the dessert to rain forests.It has bigger ears than the asian elephant and male and female have tusks and sharp teeth which they use to dig up minerals from the earth.

 Due to being so rought they can cause allot of damage in a big area very quick.
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