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The Importance Of Recognizing African Elephants As Two Distinct Species

Discussion in 'Wildlife & Nature Conservation' started by Zooplantman, 4 Sep 2016.

  1. Zooplantman

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    Threat to African forest elephants : Nature News & Comment

     
  2. Nikola Chavkosk

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    And more unfavourable is that there is not self-sustainable captive population of African forest elephants.

    I am wondering whether they have been mixed with African bush elephants in the past in zoos that holded them? Any hybrid?