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Indian elephant (Elephas maximus indicus)
Subject: Indian elephant (Elephas maximus indicus)
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Indian elephant (Elephas maximus indicus)

English: Fig. 118. — Indian Elephant. Elephas indicus. × 1⁄54. (After Sir Samuel Baker.)
Elephas indicus is now regarded as a subspecies of E. maximus.
Date 1902
Source The Cambridge Natural History, Volume X—Mammalia.
Author Frank E. Beddard

The Asian or Asiatic elephant (Elephas maximus) is the only living species of the genus Elephas and is distributed in Southeast Asia from India in the west to Borneo in the east. Asian elephants are the largest living land animals in Asia.

The Indian elephant (Elephas maximus indicus) is one of three recognized subspecies of the Asian elephant and native to mainland Asia.

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