The surviving population of Asian elephants is estimated between 30,000– 50,000, one-tenth of the population of African elephants.
The Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), also called Asiatic elephant, is the only living species In zoos, Asian elephants die at a much younger age; captive populations are declining due to a low birth and high death rate. The genus Elephas.
But their habitat is shrinking and Asian elephants are now endangered. . And as the human population continues to grow, the species' remaining habitat is.
Asian Elephant Population in detail Taxonomy; Population size, distribution & trends; Harvest, use & livelihoods; Threats; Actions; Population trends.