As a result, the number of African elephants
has shrunk from about 5 million a century ago to about 400,000 remaining.
Overall, there are around half a million African elephants
(of both subspecies) remaining.
Andrew Seguya, director of Uganda's Wildlife Authority, put it bluntly when speaking with The Guardian: "If the EU prevents an Annex I listing, it will be the beginning of the extinction of the African elephant
According to Distells Amarula global GM, Dino DAraujo, the new design celebrates the brands most prolific icon, the African elephant
, in a more evocative way.
b call for the African elephant
to be designated as an endangered species.
An African elephant
's ears look like the shape of the continent of Africa.
They differ in several way, the African elephant
being much bigger.
SAN ANDREAS, California -- An animal-welfare group says one of the oldest African elephants
in North America has been euthanized in California because of chronic degenerative joint and foot disease.
Illegal poaching for ivory tusks from African elephants
has soared since 2009, driven by consumer demand in China
The report warns that poaching levels will lead to continuing declines in the African elephant
But, overall, the population of the African elephant
is in decline.