Himanshi singh Nov 12, 2022
African elephants belong to the genus Loxodonta which has two extant species, the African bush elephant, and the African forest elephant.
The bigger of the two types of elephants found in Africa, the African bush or savannah elephant (Loxodonta africana) is more widely distributed in Africa than the forest elephant.
The African forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) resides in the forests of the Congo basin of Africa. Though initially regarded to be the same species as the African bush elephant,
The Sri Lankan elephant (Elephas maximus maximus) is one of the three subspecies of the Asian elephant that lives in Sri Lanka.
Native to mainland Asia, the Indian elephant (Elephas maximus indicus) is one of three subspecies of the Asian elephant.
Native to the island of Sumatra, the Sumatran elephant (Elephas maximus sumatranus) is a subspecies of the Asian elephant.
The Borneo elephant is found in the northern and northeastern sections of the island of Borneo in Malaysia and Indonesia.
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