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Desert Elephant - Loxodonta africana  African bush elephant,Desert Elephant,Geotagged,Loxodonta africana,Namibia,elefante,elefante del deserto,elephant,kunene,kunene river,namibia,pachiderma Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. It's part of Loxodonta but is different, it's a desert elephant, very rare and only a few still living in namibia :D Posted 6 years ago
    1. Thanks for adding that, so this is a sub specie, right?

      It's good that you're adding that, JungleDragon can only identify species at the specie level based on Wikipedia.
      Posted 6 years ago
      1. Ok!! In my website was difficult too divide the elephant from this one, morphological different, and habitat
        There's no division but are different, maybe a sub :)
        Posted 6 years ago

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The African bush elephant is the larger of the two species of African elephant. Both it and the African forest elephant have usually been classified as a single species, known simply as the African elephant, but recent evidence has seen the forest elephant classified as a distinct species . Some authorities still consider the currently available evidence as insufficient for splitting African elephants into two species.

Similar species: Elephants
Species identified by Massimiliano Maxfear Sticca
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By Massimiliano Maxfear Sticca

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Uploaded Dec 7, 2012. Captured Aug 22, 2012 17:00 in M126, Namibia.
  • NIKON D3S
  • f/7.1
  • 1/200s
  • ISO640
  • 500mm