Elephants

WHS were elephants, Asian or African, live in the wild.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park African elephant
Central Highlands Asian Elephant (Sri Lankan Elephant): "a small remnant population in the Peak Wilderness Sanctuary" (wiki)
Chitwan National Park Asian elephant (Indian Elephant)
Comoé National Park African elephant
Dja Faunal Reserve African elephant (forest elephant)
Dong Phayayen Asian elephant (Indian Elephant) in Khao Yai NP
Garamba National Park African elephant ("representing an intermediary form between the forest and savannah subspecies")
Kaziranga National Park Asian elephant (Indian Elephant)
Kilimanjaro National Park African elephant
Lake Malawi African elephant (occasionally coming down to the lake)
Lopé-Okanda African Elephant: "In 2006 there were some 5,500 forest elephants Loxodonta africana cyclotis (VU), the densest population in Africa" (UNEP)
Mana Pools African elephant
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary Asian elephant (Indian elephant)
Manovo-Gounda St. Floris African elephant
Mapungubwe The area was also prime elephant country, providing access to valuable ivory. (wiki)
Mount Kenya African elephant
Ngorongoro African elephant
Niokolo-Koba National Park African elephant
Okapi Wildlife Reserve African elephant (forest elephant)
Okavango Delta
Phong Nha - Ke Bang Asian Elephant
Rwenzori Mountains African elephant (forest elephant)
Salonga National Park African elephant (forest elephant)
Sangha Trinational Forest elephants
Selous Game Reserve African elephant
Serengeti African elephant
Sinharaja Forest Asian Elephant (Sri Lankan Elephant): possibly one or two (see link)
Taï National Park African elephant
Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Asian elephant (Indian elephant)
Tropical Rainforest Sumatra Asian Elephant (Sumatran elephant)
Victoria Falls
W-Arly-Pendjari Complex "The park provides a home for some of West Africa's last wild African Elephants." (Wiki)
Western Ghats though very few animals actually occur inside the proposed property (AB ev)
iSimangaliso Wetland Park Reintroduced

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