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Elephas maximus (Asian Elephant) is a species of mammals in the family Elephantidae. They are listed in cites appendix i. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Asia. They are solitary, diurnal herbivores. Individuals are known to live for 960 months and can grow to 1919.2 mm. They have . Reproduction is viviparous and dioecious. They have parental care (female provides care and cooperative breeding).

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_I
  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Asian Elephant. View this species on GBIF