Frequent question: Do they have elephants in Vietnam?

How many elephants are there in Vietnam?

Vietnam Elephant Population Figures

Elephant Range: 3,000 km²
Total Wild Elephants: 76 – 94
Country Ranking: 13th of 13
Total Captive Population: 165
Country Ranking: 9th of 13

Why are there no elephants in Vietnam?

In the 1990s, Vietnam had around 1,500-2,000 elephants in the wild but the number has dropped dramatically to 124-148 in eight of 63 localities in the country. … Human encroachment into forests through the years has robbed the elephants of their natural habitats and main source of food.

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