A total of 29 African Elephant
Coalition countries had thrown weight behind Kenya.
3 million African elephants
in 1970 but said that number shrank to 600,000 by 1989.
Namibia and Zimbabwe, both of which are African elephant
range states with significant elephant populations argued that their respective countries elephant populations did not meet the criteria to be included in Appendix 1 of CITES.
Meanwhile, across the Atlantic, the European commission announced in July that it opposes a total ban on the global ivory trade, instead endorsing sustainable management of African elephant
populations in Zimbabwe, Namibia, South Africa, and Botswana, where elephant populations are growing.
The African elephant
has always been closely associated with the brand and, together with our designers, we were delighted to be able to incorporate the shape directly onto the glass.
Importing African elephant
ivory to sell it is against the law, but some items (such as hunting trophies and certain antiques) are allowed in.
Send us your drawing of an African elephant
, or write a poem about an animal you read about I in this magazine.
There are two main types of elephants: the Asian elephant and the African Elephant
interstate commerce in African elephant
ivory and further restrict commercial exports, resulting in a near-total ban on the domestic commercial trade of African elephant
This undated photo provided by Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) shows African elephant
Iringa at the ARK 2000 captive wildlife sanctuary in San Andreas, Calif.
Demand in China for African elephant
ivory drives illegal poaching and could push the creatures into extinction.
but on national security, regional security, economies and livelihoods.
But, overall, the population of the African elephant
is in decline.
The agreement was reached at the ongoing African Elephant
Summit convened by the government of Botswana and the International Union for Conservation of Nature, IUCN.
Washington, Nov 6 ( ANI ): Researchers have revealed that a 300-year-old type specimen for Asian elephants is actually an African elephant