This year, the SCS Annual Edition pays tribute to the Asian Elephant – a fascinating and beautiful species.
Researchers are constantly amazed by the abilities of elephants. Behavioral scientists focusing on the souls of these gray giants already consider them to be one of the most intelligent and sensitive animals in the world.
Here are five more facts you may not have known about elephants…
Did you know?
· Asian elephants are highly
intelligent and self-aware.
· Elephants use their trunks for breathing, watering and feeding, as well as for washing and
· The Asian elephant is the second largest land animal on earth and can be found in Southeast Asia
from India to Borneo.
· Listed as highly endangered, the population has declined by at least 50% over the last three
generations, as the species is pre-eminently threatened by habitat loss resulting from deforestation or
poaching for ivory.
· The wild population was last estimated at only 35’000 to 55’000.
Discover the fascinating SCS 2013 collection today.