The largest land mammals in the world, elephants, naturally, have equally large home ranges. African forest elephant can range more than 772 square miles, and Asian elephants can occupy a territory of up to 40 square miles. Not surprisingly, both species are endangered. As the human footprint has grown larger, elephant habitats have shrunk. They have been converted into farmland or deforested as industrial logging and mining spreads, and as roads and settlements encroach deeper into the…

The largest land mammals in the world, elephants, naturally, have equally large home ranges. African forest elephant can range more than 772 square miles, and Asian elephants can occupy a territory of up to 40 square miles. Not surprisingly, both species are endangered. As the human footprint has grown larger, elephant habitats have shrunk. They have been converted into farmland or deforested as industrial logging and mining spreads, and as roads and settlements encroach deeper into the…

Elephant Facts For Kids | Elephant Habitat & Diet

Elephant Facts For Kids | Elephant Habitat & Diet

The photographer has made regular pilgrimages to southern and eastern Africa to capture the stunning creatures on camera in their natural habitat

Australian wildlife photographer produces stunning album of elephants

The photographer has made regular pilgrimages to southern and eastern Africa to capture the stunning creatures on camera in their natural habitat

Elephant habitat diorama. 3rd grade project. Everything from dollar tree except the shoebox

Elephant habitat diorama. 3rd grade project. Everything from dollar tree except the shoebox

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Mixed Media Earth Day Print

Rex, the new male Asian elephant at the Oklahoma City Zoo, spends time outside while in quarantine at the Zoo's elephant habitat in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011. Rex arrived Tuesday afternoon from the African Lion Safari in Cambridge, Ontario. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

Oklahoma City Zoo welcomes new elephant - Photo Gallery

Rex, the new male Asian elephant at the Oklahoma City Zoo, spends time outside while in quarantine at the Zoo's elephant habitat in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011. Rex arrived Tuesday afternoon from the African Lion Safari in Cambridge, Ontario. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

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