The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
The AfESG serves as the Red List Authority for the African Elephant. The focal point for the Red List Authority is Diane Skinner, the AfESG's Programme Officer.
The African elephant is currently listed as Vulnerable (A2a) on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
For more information on the IUCN Red List, and the latest versions of the Categories & Criteria, please visit the links on the right.
Forest elephant at Bomassa, northern Republic of Congo, near Nouabale-Ndoki National Park
Photo: Fiona Maisels (AfESG)