Loxodonta


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Noun1.Loxodonta - a genus of ElephantidaeLoxodonta - a genus of Elephantidae    
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
African elephant, Loxodonta africana - an elephant native to Africa having enormous flapping ears and ivory tusks
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Gallus gallus 43% Meleagris gallopavo 15% Anolis carolinensis 6% Monodelphis domestica 4% Homo sapiens 2% Ornithorhynchus anatinus 2% Xenopustropicalis 2% Loxodonta africana 2% Ailuropoda melanoleuca 1% Mus musculus 1% Others 22% Note: Table made from pie chart.
Optometric examination of the African elephant Loxodonta africana Africana in Southwest Africa.
It is worth noting that just one other canid (gray wolf, Canis lupus) is listed on CITES Appendix I, which protects several other notoriously threatened species, including giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca), red panda (Ailurus fulgens), elephants (Elephas maximus and Loxodonta africana), gorillas (Gorilla spp.
The vast bulk of the ivory seized by police and customs officials belongs to the species Loxodonta africana, they said, meaning that most of the tusks are from the African savannah--and not Thailand's native elephant population, as ivory vendors like to claim.
For example, hunting elephants, Loxodonta africana, led to lower fecundity in several elephant populations (Poole, 1987; Gobush et al.
Later, African elephants were separated into the genus Loxodonta designating two African species, the African bush elephant (L.
The samples were identified as raw ivory pieces removed from the tusks of African elephant known as Loxodonta Africana, listed in the CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna) agreement, which bans trade in ivory according to the provisions of the Federal Law No 11 for 2011 regarding the convention UAE had signed and joined in 1990.
This is a beautifully laid out and produced pictorial which stands as an elegant tribute to Loxodonta africana--that great icon of the African bush.
Bernal, quien se presenta como doctor en manejo y conservacion de fauna silvestre, asegura que adquirio el paquidermo, natural de Africa perteneciente a la especie loxodonta, el 13 de enero del ano pasado en 3 millones 460 mil pesos, al "importador y exportador" Jesus Enrique Bueno Teista, de la comercializadora Reserva Salvaje.
2000) conducted elephant Loxodonta africana dung pile counts on transects and roads.
Haynes (1991) grading system of 0-5 for diaphyseal-epiphyseal fusion, based on Loxodonta.