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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.
A thirty five year old intact female Asiatic elephant weighing around three and a half tonnes was referred with the past history of chronic suppurative wound on its right thigh region (Fig.
The organisers have now come to Mumbai and hope the city will be able to match that performance and help raise the required funds to ensure the Asiatic elephants are protected well.
Over the past two decades, the number of Asiatic elephants in Yunnan province in China has roughly doubled, to nearly 300, thanks to government-financed feeding programs, wildlife education efforts and a strict elephant protection law unmatched anywhere else in the world.
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.
Gift your child a rewarding experience by opting for an elephant safari to explore the sanctuary, and capture on film the rare sights of Indian rhinos and Asiatic elephants.
India has over 50 per cent of Asiatic elephants, considered to be a cultural icon and worshipped as Lord Ganesha.