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 25 years online, this is the oldest website about elephants, where old sections like Elephant Anatomy (with 34 pages), a section within the The Elephant Glossary (with 180 pages) and Frequently asked questions about elephants (FAQ) from 1995 have been revised, and will be further developed before end of 2021. The Website elephant.se is programmed with PHP, with a MySQL database, coded with valid HTML5 and will soon become a more mobile friendly CSS layout.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 from our server.
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 8852 captive living elephants , and
3463 location facilities
from 125 countries in 6 continent regions, as a neutral unbiased documentation. Theres also records of
7196 dead elephants from living and extinct species, as well as a list of Proboscideans on Taxidermy display on 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. And please feel free to sign the Guestbook!