Good news: there are more forest elephants in Gabon than previously believed – first countrywide elephant population estimate in 30 years
Africa’s forest elephant populations are smaller than was previously thought, say researchers. This realisation has a significant impact on future priorities and conservation strategies.
Did you know that there are three species of elephants? We take a look at the differences between the African, Asian and forest elephant.
Wildlife censuses carried out in four Central African countries have revealed that forest elephant populations have declined by approximately 66% over eight years in an area covering almost 6 million hectares.