Asian Elephant Conservation

Asian elephants are classified as Endangered by the IUCN Red List. It is estimated that the population has declined by over 50% in the past 70 years, with numbers in the wild ranging from 30,000 to 60,000. The largest population of these wild elephants are found in India.

 

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Asian Elephant Conservation

Asian elephants are classified as Endangered by the IUCN Red List. It is estimated that the population has declined by over 50% in the past 70 years, with numbers in the wild ranging from 30,000 to 60,000. The largest population of these wild elephants are found in India.

 

Asian Nature Conservation Foundation (Asian elephant)

Since 2015 Dublin Zoo has partnered with Dr. Raman Sukumar and the Asian Nature Conservation Foundation to support wildlife corridors for Asian elephants around Kaziranga National Park. Dublin Zoo provides annual financial support for this work. In 2018, Operations Manager, Animals and Grounds, Gerry Creighton, visited Kaziranga to witness the work of Asian Nature Conservation Foundation.

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Gerry Visits Elephants in the Wild in Kaziranga

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