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Classification of the Asian Elephant Elephas maximus
Mammalia; Eutheria; Proboscidea; Elephantidae; Elephas
There are three recognized sub-species: Elephas maximus indicus (Indian Elephant), Elephas maximus maximus (Sri Lankan Elephant) and Elephas maximus sumatranus (Sumatran Elephant).