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University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

African Forest Elephants

Caption: Forest elephants (shown) in Africa have now been confirmed as a new species of elephant and have been distinguished from the larger savanna elephant in Africa.

Credit: Forest elephant photo by Nicholas Georgiadis

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