Elephant Database
African Elephant Specialist Group

Population Survey

Democratic Republic of Congo
Phenotype: Forest (based on genetic evidence gathered on-site)
Data contributed by peter.mwangi@iucn.org, last updated 13/07/2022
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4390 km²
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The elephant estimates of Bili Gangu based on a 2011 to 2012 dung count covering an area of 4390 km2. Both the dung decay rate and defecation rate were not measured on site.
Source:Hart, J., A. (2014). 'Summary results of Elephants surveys in North Central DR Congo'. Kinshasa, DRC: Lukuru Wildlfe Research Foundation.
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