Colocasia esculenta 'Bikini Tini'. Climbing Kilimanjaro can be a life changing experience. The feet have more nail-like structures than those of African elephants —five on each forefoot, and four on each hind foot. We share our top tips on the Great Rift Valley, climbing a mountain in East Africa and staying safe in Nairobi, plus valuable advice from our vacation reviews. For a while, Bob lost the label on his plant and mistakenly re-labeled some he sold as Colocasia 'Jet Black Wonder', an error which unfortunately still persists in the trade. The same veins are also prominently visible on the leaf backs as the wind blows.
Asian elephants | WWF
Elephant Migration. The Waning of the Elephants. Other factors affecting the wild Asian elephant population include mortality during capture and poaching for ivory. Habitat fragmentation is the result of human land conversion. With human numbers increasing at a rate of about 3 percent per annum in most countries, this could mean a doubling of the human population in 23 years.
Description: Their skin ranges from dark grey to brown, with patches of pink on the forehead, the ears, the base of the trunk and the chest. Conservation Efforts. Without being able to migrate, he says, the elephants may inbreed, damaging the gene pool of this population. Rohingya Muslim refu- gees are fleeing ethnic cleansing in their home country of Myanmar.