Elephant Database
African Elephant Specialist Group

Angola, 1995

All Years for Angola: 201620132007200219981995

1995 Summary Totals for Angola

Data Category Definite Probable Possible Speculative
Informed Guesses, Undocumented Aerial or Dung Surveys and GIS Extrapolations008,1700

No changes between current and previous report.

Angola : Elephant Estimates

Survey Details2 Number of Elephants Area Map Location
Input ZoneTypeReliab.YearEstimate95% C.L. SourcePFS3 (km²) Lon. Lat.
Bikuar National ParkIG3D199260Anstey, 199336,954 14.8E 15.3S
Biongue nsAS3D19891,020Hall-Martin & Pienaar, 1992210,890
Bongola Area nsIG3D199260Anstey, 19931
Cuando nsAS3D19891,550Hall-Martin & Pienaar, 19924120
Kisama National ParkIG3D1992100Anstey, 199329,500 13.6E 9.8S
Luiana Partial ReserveAS3D19893,390Hall-Martin & Pienaar, 199229,504 22.5E 17.4S
Villa Nova nsAS3D19891,990Hall-Martin & Pienaar, 1992247,306

* Range of informed guess

1Key to Causes of Change (only tracked since 2007): DA: Different Area; DD: Data Degraded; DT: Different Technique; NA: New Analysis; NG: New Guess; NP: New population; PL: Population Lost; RS: Repeat Survey (RS ́ denotes a repeat survey that is not statistically comparable for reasons such as different season); –––: No Change

2Key to Survey Types: AC: Aerial Count, not specified; AS: Aerial Sample Count; AT: Aerial Total Count; DC: Dung Count; EX: Extrapolation from GIS; GD: Genetic Dung Count; GS: Ground Sample Count; GT: Ground Total Count; IG: Informed Guess; IR: Individual Registration; OG: Other Guess. Survey Type is followed by an indicator of survey quality, ranked from 1 to 3 (best to worst). Survey Reliability is keyed A-E (best to worst) as outlined in this table.

3PFS: Priority for Future Surveys, ranked from 1 to 5 (highest to lowest). Based on the precision of estimates and the proportion of national range accounted for by the site in question, PFS is a measure of the importance and urgency for future population surveys. All areas of unassessed range have a priority of 1. See Introduction for details on how the PFS is derived.

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