Elephant Database
African Elephant Specialist Group

Population Survey

Democratic Republic of Congo
Phenotype: Forest (based on geographical location)
Data contributed by johnhartdrc@gmail.com, last updated 22/01/2013
2011
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12787 km²
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This 2011 dung survey provides an update of the 2006 elephant population estimates for the Okapi Faunal Reserve. Using the same estimates of dung decay, the elephant population declined by 37 percent over the 5 year period.
Source:Vosper, A., Masselink, J., and Maisels, F. (2012). 'Great ape and human impact monitoring in the Okapi Faunal Reserve, Democratic Republic of Congo'. Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo: Wildlife Conservation Society RFO Program. 55 pp.
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