The African elephant is not extinct but is a highly endangered species. There were once millions of these animals in Africa but now their numbers have been greatly reduced. They are endangered because of two reasons:
The Asian and African elephant is not extinct but the mammoth is.
4 African Elephant species are extinct while 2 still exist.In existence:African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana)African Forest Elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis)Extinct:Loxodonta adauroraLoxodonta atlanticaLoxodonta exaptataNorth African Elephant (Loxodonta africana pharaoensis
The Asian elephant and African elephant are not related in anyway. The Asian elephant is actually more closely related to the extinct mammoth than to the African elephant.
No, it's on the path of extinction.
The largest land animal is an elephant.The African Bush ElephantAn elephant. The giraffe is the biggest if you are referring to height.African ElephantNot counting the extinct dinosaurs, the largest land animal is the African elephant.the dinosaur ant
The African elephant is not extinct, but has been hunted in some places. Loxodonta africana and Loxodonta cyclotis are the two species in the Loxodonta genus. Loxodonta adaurora was probably their ancestor, and is extinct, but has not existed for millennia.
It is the heaviest elephant and the most agressive. It is almost extinct.
Poaching has been prohibited.
All elephants are in Family: Elephantidae.However, a "scientific name" is the genus and species.African Bush Elephants, African Forest Elephants and Asian Elephants each have their own scientific names. Even the extinct North African Elephant has a scientific name.Kingdom: AnimalPhylum: ChordateSubphylum: VertebrateClass: MammalOrder: ProboscideaFamily: Elephantidae- African Bush Elephant - Loxodonta africana- African Forest Elephant - Loxodonta cyclotis- Asian Elephant - Elephas maximus- North African Elephant - Loxodonta africana pharaohensis *extinct*
If you're meaning the African Elephant or the Asian Elephant, then they could become extinct by means of over hunting and poaching. They are mainly hunted for their ivory. Most of their habitats are becoming destroyed or built on.
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Two are currently not extinct, but they are both endangered. There are African Elephants and Indian Elephants.
The African elephant
The elephant is not extinct
There are three types of elephant species alive still. 1 African forest elephant (Africa) (Loxodonta cyclotis) 2 African bush elephant (Africa) (Loxodonta africana) 3 Asian Elephant (Asia) (Elephas maximus) Extinct species are the Mammoth and the Mastodon.
Indian elephant is not as big as African elephant. Indian elephant has smaller teeth than African elephant.
Another African elephant?
The African elephant.
The mammoth is an extinct form of the elephant. The mammoth died out a long time ago. The only elephants that are around today are the African and Indian elephant.
A wolly mamoth is a pre-historic elephant that is extinct, and how do you cross muliply?
The African elephant is the larger of the two species.
The Indian elephant has two humps on the head and the African elephant has one. The African elephant is a lot larger than the Indian elephant
Generally the living members of the the family Elephantidae (elephants) are divided into two species: the African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) and the Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus), although some evidence suggests that African Bush Elephants and African Forest Elephants may be separate species (L. africana and L. cyclotis respectively).Extinct members of the family Elephantidae include the Mammoths (extinct) and Palaeoloxodon, an extinct genus that includes the various species of straight-tusked elephants.
there are 3,African elephant, Asian elephant,and African forest.
no the african elephant has bigger ears