Loxodonta africana


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Noun1.Loxodonta africana - an elephant native to Africa having enormous flapping ears and ivory tusksLoxodonta africana - an elephant native to Africa having enormous flapping ears and ivory tusks
elephant - five-toed pachyderm
genus Loxodonta, Loxodonta - a genus of Elephantidae
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The other place you can readily come by an Elephant is at the Jos Wildlife Park where an eight-foot, one-tusked, African Savannah Elephant (Loxodonta africana) has been stranded in an isolated block for 38 years.
The studies performed by Gautier and his team (Gautier et al., 1994: 7-20), and research on the materials of Kehf el Baroud (Banerjee et al., 2011: 113-134), in Morocco, have already demonstrated that the Loxodonta africana africana was the autochthonous elephant in North Africa.
Patterns of urinary and fecal steroid excretion during the ovarian cycle and pregnancy in the African elephant (Loxodonta africana).--Gen.
Caption: A female African elephant (Loxodonta africana) at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Joel Sartore
For instance, in the Hwange National Park, western Zimbabwe, elephant (Loxodonta africana) disaster where poachers poisoned salt licks with cyanide killing about 140 elephants and several other wild animals in 2013 is associated with retaliatory actions by local communities among other factors (Muboko et al., 2014).
Key resources for megafauna in these ecosystems especially the critically endangered Eastern black rhino, Diceros bicornis, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) red listing [14], and African elephants, Loxodonta africana, vulnerable (IUCN) red listing [15], among other herbivores can potentially be affected.
The elephant under the order of Proboscidea is a nonruminant herbivore, belonging to the family with two living genera and species of elephants, Elephas maximus, of Southern Asia and Loxodonta africana, of Africa (Nowak, 1999).
Optometric examination of the African elephant Loxodonta africana Africana in Southwest Africa.
This is what is happening to tens of thousands of African elephants (Loxodonta Africana) both young and adults, in Central and West Africa.
Among the four crown orders represented by only a single species, Afrotheria (Loxodonta africana), Lagomorpha (Oryctolagus cuniculus), Chiroptera (Myotis lucifugus), and Perissodactyla (Equus caballus), only the horse occupies a phylogenetic position that is not well supported.