Welcome to the Elephant encyclopedia and database www.elephant.se, owned and managed by elephant consultant Dan Koehl. (ORCID Wikipedia article Blog) Created in 1995, with over
28 years online, this is the oldest website about elephants, where old sections like Elephant Anatomy (with 44 pages), a section within the The Elephant Glossary (with 270 terms) and Frequently asked questions about elephants (FAQ) from 1995 have been revised, will be further developed, and the Website elephant.se will soon become a more mobile friendly CSS layout.
The Elephant Database is the largest online elephant database in the world and also possibly the largest database of animal individual animal records. Updated almost daily it presently presents 8942 captive living elephants , and
3831 location facilities
from 125 countries in 6 continent regions, as a neutral unbiased documentation. Theres also records of
7496 dead elephants from living and extinct species, as well as a list of almost 200 fossils and dead speciemens of Proboscideans on display in Museums. For statistics and overview, see summarize and graphical statistics and the latest changes in the elephant database. (RSS) On most pages sources for the individual records are declared on the bottom of the page, while a more generic presention is compiled at the page about sources and contributors.The latest add-on, is a section with 2649 elephant persons.See the page about use and search instructions where you learn how to search, find and select records. Please contact us if you find any errors in this database or would like to share any news of elephant births, deaths, or transfers. If you have a website, blog or similair, you can put any of the newstickers you see to the left, which automatically gets updated online from our server. And please feel free to sign the Guestbook