Elephant Database
African Elephant Specialist Group

Population Survey

Phenotype: Savanna (based on geographical location)
Data contributed by tara.daniel@iucn.org, last updated 09/03/2022
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7143 kmĀ²
WWF Zambia, in collaboration with ZAWA, conducted the 2015 aerial survey of the Lower West Zambezi GMA. In an area of 7,143km2, with a sampling intensity of 10%, no live elephants were seen. The observed 10 elephant carcasses provided an estimate of 202 carcasses for the area as a whole. Eight other species were seen including nearly 21,000 cattle. The large wildlife herbivore base remains at a very low density.
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