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Asian elephant historical range (pink) and current range (red). The Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), also called Asiatic elephant, is the only living species.

There are three subspecies of Asian elephant – the Indian, Sumatran and Sri Lankan. The Indian has the widest range and accounts for the majority of the.

Rübel, A. & Wikramanayake, E. (IUCN SSC Asian Elephant Specialist Group) 2008. Conservation sites identified: Yes, over entire range.

The Asian elephant is considered to be a single species, Elephas human population lives in or near the present range of the Asian elephant.