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Iucn_logo Ssc2005web_res Afesgrgbtxtsml is the online home of the African Elephant Database, maintained by the IUCN SSC African Elephant Specialist Group (AfESG). presents data from past African Elephant Status Reports, as well as more recent survey data reported to the specialist group. Data on this web site is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license. is an Open Source software project. Every aspect of the database is powered by free and open source software. We are especially thankful for PostgreSQL, PostGIS, and the open source tools that make them possible. We also would like to thank Google Fusion Tables for serving up simple and free visualizations of our geospatial data.

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To obtain direct data access to African Elephant data only, please review our data access and release policy and complete the data request form online.

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