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African bush elephant

or bush el路e路phant

[ af-ri-kuhn boosh-el-uh-fuhnt ]
/ 藞忙f r瑟 k蓹n 藞b蕣蕛 藢蓻l 蓹 f蓹nt /
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noun
the African elephant species Loxodonta africana, the world鈥檚 largest and heaviest land animal, found in herds throughout various environments of sub-Saharan Africa, and noted for its long, upward-curving tusks, characteristically different from the straighter, more downward-pointing tusks of the African forest elephant: due mostly to poaching, the African bush elephant鈥檚 conservation status is vulnerable.
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Also called Af路ri路can sa路van路nah el路e路phant .
See also desert elephant.

Origin of African bush elephant

First recorded in 1935鈥40
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2022

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