Elephant Database
African Elephant Specialist Group

Population Survey

Cameroon
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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667 km²
Both wet and dry seasons
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The survey of elephants in Bayang-Mbo Wildlife Sanctuary using the dung count method. The survey took place from November 2006 to May 2007. A visit by the same author (Greengrass) in early 2016 showed elephants still to be present in the North of the Reserve.
Source:Greengrass, E.J., and Maisels, F. (2007). "Conservation of the Nigerian-Cameroon Chimpanzee P. t. vellerosus(and other mammals) in and around the Banyang-Mbo Wildlife Sanctuary, South-west Province, Cameroon." Cameroon
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