As Ptolemy Philopater testified of the African elephant
, I then testified of the whale, pronouncing him the most devout of all beings.
It was a sight to see Queequeg seated over against Tashtego, opposing his filed teeth to the Indian's: crosswise to them, Daggoo seated on the floor, for a bench would have brought his hearse-plumed head to the low carlines; at every motion of his colossal limbs, making the low cabin framework to shake, as when an African elephant
goes passenger in a ship.
But presently I guessed the identity of the mighty creature as Elephas africanus, or, as the ancients commonly described it, African elephant
Trunk call Safari Park star Mondula the African elephant
The aims of EPI include providing immediate and long-term funding to implement the African Elephant
Action Plan and closing all domestic ivory markets.
Preservation of the heart of the world's largest land animal, the African elephant
, has been completed by the faculty from Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM), Harrogate, Tenn.
Last year, the United States adopted an almost complete ban on the commercial trade of African elephant
ivory, including sales across state lines.
The worldEs largest land mammal, the African elephant
has been classified as threatened under the U.S.
ears are larger, and shaped like the continent of Africa.
I read a small piece about the difference between government and local control of African Elephant
populations (Speak Out, Nov/Dec 2016).
The new rules come at a time when the African elephant
is in the midst of a poaching crisis--some 30,000 elephants continue to be killed every year for their tusks--and wildlife conservationists worry that within a decade or so there will be no African elephants
left in the wild.