30 March, 2021
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The IUCN has declared African Forest elephants as ‘critically endangered’ and Savanna (or bush) elephants as ‘endangered’.
Previously IUCN listed both African elephants as “vulnerable”. But now it has opted to list them separately. It is after genetic evidence proved that both are different species.
About African Elephants
About Asian Elephants:
Karnataka has the highest number of elephants (6,049), followed by Assam (5,719) and Kerala (3,054)
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