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Elephant subspecies

Discussion in 'General Zoo Discussion' started by jensg, 11 Jun 2016.

  1. jensg

    jensg New Member

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    Hey everyone,
    I made this picture in a zoo but they have 2 types of elephants
    Loxodonta africana knochenhaueri
    Loxodonta africana africana
    can you tell me which of the 2 it is?
     

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  2. jbnbsn99

    jbnbsn99 Well-Known Member

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    Nowadays, subspecies of African bush elephant are not considered valid by most elephant researchers.