✭ Close View of one of Borneo's Asian Elephants - Love the detail!

A Close View Of The Face Of One Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Tim Laman

✭ Close View of one of Borneo's Pygmy Elephants - Love the detail! by jezi.

The Indian elephant (Elephas maximus indicus) is one of three recognized subspecies of the Asian elephant and native to mainland Asia. Since 1986, Elephas maximus has been listed as Endangered by IUCN as the population has declined by at least 50% over the last 60 to 75 years or three generations. Asian elephants are threatened by habitat loss, degradation and fragmentation. Elephas maximus (Bandipur).jpg

Elephas maximus (Bandipur) - Elephant - Wikipedia - Indian elephant bull in musth in Bandipur National Park by Yathin S Krishnappa

An Elephant Safari Through Time - Proboscidea Evolution

Infographic of the evolution of elephants and the proboscidea order of mammals

Asian elephant: "Estimates vary, but there are probably fewer than 30,000 Asian elephants left, mostly in India and Nepal.

Asian Elephants Here in Maine we have 2 that have been saved and retired form the circus. They are receiving therapy for their injuries and have become a wonderful educational experience to schools and the public. Look up Hope Elephants, Hope, Maine.

I want to travel across india on one of these magnificent animals

Elephants are used for safari tourism throughout Asia Elephas maximus indicus, in Chitwan National Park, Nepal