African Elephant SG

African Elephant Specialist Group

Elephants in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

The mission of the IUCN/SSC African Elephant Specialist Group is to promote the long-term conservation of Africa's elephants throughout their range.


New Update of the African Elephant Database!

The African Elephant Database has recently been updated with the latest summary totals at the continental, sub-regional, and country levels. Visit the database to learn more, and check out the news story below! 


Recognition from SSC for Significant Achievements in Conservation

AfESG Chair Holly Dublin and longtime member Tom Milliken were recently recognized for their outstanding contributions to conservation when they received the Sir Peter Scott Award for Con. Please click to learn more about this award and their work over the years! 


On this page, you will find a wealth of information about the activities of the AfESG as well as a variety of useful downloads and links.

  • Read Pachyderm, and submit manuscripts for consideration!


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