Elephas maximus


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  • noun

Synonyms for Elephas maximus

Asian elephant having smaller ears and tusks primarily in the male

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The new paper, "Origins of the Elephants Elephas Maximus L.
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The scientific name is Elephas maximus and they are sometimes referred to as Elephas maximus borneensis, although they have not been officially determined to be a separate subspecies from mainland Asian elephants.
MASkargo and its Animal Hotel scored another point in live animal carriage and handling when a pair of Elephas Maximus Sumatrae (Sumatran Elephants) were successfully flown into Japan from Jakarta today.