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Elephant Crossing This was the second Bull of Borneo Pygmy Elephant seen during a recent trip.  Bull Elephants are usually solitary whereas the females are likelier to be seen in a group with babies.        Borneo,Borneo Elephant,Borneo Pygmy Elephant,Elephant,Elephas maximus borneensis,Malaysia,Sabah Click/tap to enlarge

Elephant Crossing

This was the second Bull of Borneo Pygmy Elephant seen during a recent trip. Bull Elephants are usually solitary whereas the females are likelier to be seen in a group with babies.

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  1. What a pretty boy! <3 Posted 7 months ago
    1. Yes, handsome guy :D Posted 7 months ago

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The Borneo elephant also called the Borneo pygmy elephant inhabits northeastern Borneo. Its origin remains the subject of debate. A definitive subspecific classification as ''Elephas maximus borneensis'' awaits a detailed range-wide morphometric and genetic study. Since 1986, ''Elephas maximus'' has been listed as endangered by IUCN as the population has declined by at least 50% over the last three generations, estimated to be 60–75 years. The species is pre-eminently threatened by habitat loss,.. more

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Uploaded Dec 30, 2018. Captured Dec 21, 2018 07:59.
  • TG-5
  • f/4.9
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200
  • 18mm