Elephant Database
African Elephant Specialist Group

Population Survey

Congo
Phenotype: Forest (based on genetic evidence gathered on-site)
Data contributed by peter.mwangi@iucn.org, last updated 15/07/2022
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1029 km²
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Batanga
1029km²
This survey of the elephant population used line transects and the dung count method, and was carried out from August 2011 to October 2012. The Batanga area is found just to the east side of the Lac Tele Community Reserve.
Source:Iyenguet, F.C., Madzoke, B., Twagirashyaka, F., Maisels, F., Strindberg, S., Bomomo, V. and Elondza, D.E. (2012). 'Great Ape Conservation and Monitoring in the Lac Tele Landscape'. Congo: Wildlife Conservation Society, Congo Program.
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