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African Forest Elephant

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The African Forest Elephant is unique in the sense that it has very round ears and is considerably smaller than most other species of elephants.
 
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Description

Latin Name: Loxodonta cyclotis  
Distribution: Africa  
 
African Forest Elephants are closely related to the African Bush Elephant but in recent years it has been determined that they are in fact a seperate species. DNA analysis which was not previously available was used to make this determination.
 

         
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