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Asian elephant

Elaphus maximus.
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She is only the second Asiatic elephant to have been born and survived in the UK.
India has more than half of the world's Asiatic elephants.
This meant that the boy spent his formative years in the company of Asiatic elephants, one of whom was an excellent tricyclist.
A HERD of about 120 wild Asiatic elephants invaded a town in India from a mountain range in the country's remote north east, forcing thousands of sleeping residents to flee.
It is famous for breeding Orangutans, chimpanzees, black rhinos and Asiatic elephants Some of the major features at the zoo include a tropical house, penguin pool with under-water viewing, chimpanzee house and an Asian elephant house.
Two Asiatic elephants loaned from the Thai royal family to a Japanese circus were set to return home after passing customs checks Monday at the port of Kitakyushu, southwestern Japan.
They grew to about the size of present-day Asiatic elephants, boasted warm coats made of long, brown guard hairs and soft underwool and had large, curved ivory tusks.
India has over 50 per cent of Asiatic elephants, considered to be a cultural icon and worshipped as Lord Ganesha.
India has over 50 per cent of Asiatic elephants, considered to be among the most intelligent animals, but their population has declined in recent years due to habitat fragmentation, poaching of tuskers, and erratic enforcement of forest laws.
India has over 50 per cent of Asiatic elephants, but their population has dwindled in the recent years.