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Classification of the African Elephant Loxodonta africana
Mammalia; Eutheria; Proboscidea; Elephantidae; Loxodonta
There are two sub-species or species: Loxodonta (africana) africana (Savanna Elephant) and Loxodonta (africana) cyclotis (Forest Elephant).