Elephant Database
African Elephant Specialist Group

Population Survey

Phenotype: Savanna (based on genetic evidence gathered on-site)
Data contributed by peter.mwangi@iucn.org, last updated 18/07/2022
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50889 km²
6 transects
Multiple strata reported as aggregate
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The provisional estimates of elephants in Ruaha - Rungwa Ecosystem based from an November 2013 aerial sample survey. The survey was carried out during the dry season using 3 Cessna fixed wing aircraft. The estimates are based on a provisional survey report pending the final survey report.
Source:Systematic Reconnaissance Flight (SRF) census report, population status of African Elephant in Ruaha – Rungwa ecosystem, dry season, 2013. Arusha, Tanzania: TAWIRI.
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