African Elephant (Loxodonta africana)


Fact sheets and information about the African elephant for kids from Defenders of Wildlife.


African Elephant Bibliography


A searchable bibliography viewed by text (lynx) or a graphic browser. An annotated list of references on the biology and ecology of the African elephant. Links to Save the Elephants and African Elephant Specialists Group.


African Elephant Conservation Trust


The goal is successful conservation of the African elephant within the context of human needs and pressures. Ambroseli Elephant Research Project. Reports from the field, news, etc.


African Elephant Pictures


From Picture gallery, books, videos, links, news, etc.


African Elephant Specialist Group (AfESG)


Provides technical resources for elephant conservation and management, African elephant database, links, FAQ’s, etc. From the Species Survival Commission, IUCN.



Information on anatomy of elephants, family structure, senses, life cycles, etc. Books, news, links. Searchable elephant site.


Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus)


From The Wild Ones Animal Index. Vocabulary, physical appearance, biomes, habitat, etc. Basic information on the Asian elephant.


Asian Elephants


From the National Zoo, Smithsonian Institution. Information on the Asian elephant, photogallery, Asian elephant facts, elephant cam, for kids, links to other animals.


Asian Elephant Art & Conservation Project


Art gallery, books events, conservation project.


Center for Elephant Conservation 


From Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus. The Center for Elephant Conservation works on reproduction and breeding of the Asian elephant plus various research projects for conservation and preservation of the species. 


Elephant Anatomy 


From Elephant Nature Park. Information on Sensory Perceptions, breeding, life cycle, size, diet, etc.


Elephant Bibliographic Database


A bibliographic database comprised of over 2000 articles on African and Asian elephants, primarily healthcare, science and husbandry, but also ecology and conservation.


Elephant Care International


An independent program devoted to elephant healthcare and conservation. Facilitates the sharing of elephant data among professionals. Image gallery, links.


Elephant Information Repository


An information repository consisting of anatomy, family structure, senses, life cycles impact, links, news, books, multimedia. Current elephant issues.


Elephant, Loxodonta africana


Images of elephants. Lots of good, basic information on the African elephant, what is it, where it lives, ecology, activity, social system, reproduction, maternal care, communication and more.


Elephant Managers & Owners Association EMOA (South Africa)


This group promotes, monitors and advises on all aspects of elephant management, conservation and welfare for the African elephant.


Elephant Nature Park


Many pages concerning projects, general elephant knowledge, lifestyles, photographs.


Elephant Sanctuary


An elephant sanctuary in Tennessee. Information and photographs on elephants plus ELECAM.


European Elephant Keepers and Managers Association (EEKMA)


A forum for elephant keepers primarily but curators and other interested persons may be permitted to join. Quarterly newsletter, links, training programs, education for keepers, workshops.


Military Elephants: A Working Bibliography of MHI Sources


History of elephants and other animals in military service. Look under Resources Guides, Subject Bibliographies.


Riddle's Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary


Mission is to provide a safe permanent haven for all elephants requiring sanctuary and to provide education, training and study of these endangered species.

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Last updated: October 25, 2011