Sumatran Elephant

Sumatran Elephant

Facts

  • STATUS: Critically Endangered
  • POPULATION: 2,400–2,800
  • SCIENTIFIC NAME: Elephas maximus sumatranus
  • HEIGHT: 5–9 feet at the shoulder
  • WEIGHT: approximately 5 tons
  • LENGTH: up to 20 feet
  • HABITATS: Broadleaf moist tropical forests

Why They Matter

Sumatran Elephant mom and baby

Threats

Sumatran Elephant.
Sumatran Elephant two

Poaching

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