On the road to extinction? The status of elephant Loxodonta africana in Guinea Bissau and western Guinea, West Africa

@inproceedings{Brugire2006OnTR,
  title={On the road to extinction? The status of elephant Loxodonta africana in Guinea Bissau and western Guinea, West Africa},
  author={David Brugi{\`e}re and Iacouba Badjinca and Cristina Silva and Abubacar Serra and Mamadou Laho Barry},
  year={2006}
}
We carried out a nationwide survey of elephant Loxodonta africana in Guinea Bissau, a small West African country for which records of elephant are limited. We also investigated parts of western Guinea along the border with Guinea Bissau likely to harbour a transboundary elephant population. Standardized interviews with hunters were held in 110 villages in Guinea Bissau and 60 villages in Guinea, and field surveys were carried out to validate interviewee responses. Results suggest that elephants… CONTINUE READING