4/17/2008

Pygmy elephants


pygmy elephantsTwo pygmy elephants cross the road in Taliwas forest on Malaysia's Sabah state on Borneo Island. Borneo's pygmy elephants may be descendants of an extinct Javan elephant race.

Bornean pygmy elephantsA new study suggests that a small number of opposite-sex elephants can produce a thriving progeny of thousands if left undisturbed on an island, giving fresh hope to conservationists trying to protect nearly extinct species of large mammals.

0 comments:

Post a Comment

 

Copyright © 2012 Animals / Pets  .  Lifestyle theme sponsored by Celebrities | Thierry | Cheap flights