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


The Indian elephant (Elephas maximus indicus) is one of three recognized subspecies of the Asian elephant and native to mainland Asia. Indian elephants are native to mainland Asia: India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand, Malay Peninsular, Laos, China, Cambodia, and Vietnam. They are regionally extinct from Pakistan.
Order: Proboscidea
Family: Elephantidae
Genus: Elephas
Species: Elephas maximus
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus (Cuvier, 1798)

Scientific Name: Elephas maximus Linnaeus, 1758
Common Names: Asian Elephant, Asiatic Elephant, Eléphant d'Asie [French], Elefante Asiático [Spanish]
Scientific Name: Elephas maximus indicus (Cuvier, 1798)
Common Names: Indian Elephant
Synonyms: Elephas indicus

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