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African Bush Elephant

Loxodonta africana

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Spotted at Colchester Zoo.

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10 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Actually I thought its young Asian elephant due to Reddish look of its skin...!!
Elsa cleared my wrong doubt.

Andy Mortlock
Andy Mortlock 9 years ago

Thank you for the info Ashish and Elsa I will update :0)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Loxodonta africana

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Yes its ears matches to African only....Tuskers also smaller than Asian..!!

Andy Mortlock
Andy Mortlock 9 years ago

Thank you Elsa... I checked it out and you are right... I went here to check http://www.colchester-zoo.co.uk/index.cf...

Elsa
Elsa 9 years ago

This is an African elephant :)

Andy Mortlock
Andy Mortlock 9 years ago

That's what I thought Ashish because of the smaller ears but it was in the "spirit of Africa" section of the zoo so I don't know :)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Asian Elephant

Andy Mortlock
Spotted by
Andy Mortlock

Colchester Borough (Essex), England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Dec 18, 2008
Submitted on Aug 7, 2011

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