Elephant Database
African Elephant Specialist Group

Population Survey

Central African Republic
Phenotype: Forest with hybrid (based on genetic evidence gathered on-site)
Data contributed by peter.mwangi@iucn.org, last updated 24/08/2022
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3861 km²
Recorded at stratum level
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Libwe Area
Kambi Area
The elephant estimates in six of the seven blocks in Dzanga Sangha Protected Area using dung count survey method. The dung decay rate was done on site with 488 dungpiles. The seventh block -Yobe-Lidjombo block- was surveyed using recces instead of transects therefore submitted as separately as an informed guess.
Source:Princée, F.P.G. (2013).'Bio monitoring Survey 2011-2012 in Dzanga-Sangha Protected Areas'. Bayanga, Central African Republic: World Wide Fund for Nature.
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