AZA Elephant TAG/SSP Elephant Information

Elephants are Amazing!


Elephants have special features that make them unique in the animal world:
  • Elephants are the largest living land mammals on earth.

  • Elephants are intelligent animals that display complex behaviors.

  • Elephants are a keystone species in their environment.

Elephants face many threats in the wild. But the good news is we all have the ability to help! Small actions, like the ones featured in the table below, can make a big difference for elephants and their habitats worldwide:

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Updated: January 1, 2013