Definition of Asian elephant in English:

Asian elephant

Syllabification: A·sian el·e·phant

noun

  • another term for Indian elephant.
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    • New DNA research reveals that woolly mammoths were more closely related to modern Asian elephants than to African elephants.
    • There were once more than 300 species within the family, known as proboscideans, but today only Asian elephants and African elephants still exist.
    • This still largely uncharted region of the world is home to Asian elephants, leopards, Himalayan black bears, wild boars, and the sambar deer, a delicacy for wide-ranging tigers.

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