Elephant Database
African Elephant Specialist Group

Other Survey

Democratic Republic of Congo
Phenotype: Savanna with hybrid (based on genetic evidence gathered on-site)
Data contributed by aed@solertium.com, last updated 15/07/2022
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256 kmĀ²
Dryseason
Give a short description of the method used to arrive at the estimate: IG; a subsequent survey in 2010 for the whole massif (including all 3 countries) showed no change in encounter rate of elephant dung since the last survey. Method was recces (looking for gorilla nests)
Population estimate - minimum: 43
Population estimate - maximum: 43
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