The African Elephant occurs in 37 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, & in the arid deserts of Namibia & Mali. The total population is believed to have suffered a decline due to poaching for ivory & meat, which has been the major threat to this species. The loss & fragmentation of habitat caused by human population expansion & rapid conversion is currently perceived to be the most important threat.
African Animals In Pictures - David Attenborough Africa photos - Woman And Home. I would love to go to Africa one day to see these animals in their habitats and see a African sunset in person, I've heard they are the most beautiful ever.
"The Big Five" of South Africa - Lion, Leopard, African elephant, Cape Buffalo, Black rhinoceros. The phrase Big Five Game was coined by big game hunters and refers to the five most difficult animals in Africa to hunt on foot.