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African

1. denoting or relating to Africa or any of its peoples, languages, nations, etc.
2. a native, inhabitant, or citizen of any of the countries of Africa
3. a member or descendant of any of the peoples of Africa, esp a Black person
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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 for sure."
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 population.
But, overall, the population of the African elephant is in decline.

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