Bangladesh; Bhutan; Cambodia; China; India; Indonesia; Laos; Malaysia; Myanmar; Nepal; Sri Lanka; Thailand; Viet Nam
Location in the Zoo
McNair Asian Elephant Habitat
Cool Animal Fact
There are two elephant species; Asian And African. Look at the ears and tusks to tell them apart: Asian elephants have smaller ears, and while African male and female elephants both have tusks, Asian female elephants do not.
How We Help Save Them
- The population of elephants in Borneo has increased with Houston Zoo support.
- Contributing to the protection of 250 elephants in the Kinabatangan region of Borneo.
- Trained 3 communities affected by human elephant conflict in mitigation activities.
How You Can Help
Donate now to help elephants in the wild
Be a hero; avoid destruction of elephant habitat by choosing food and beauty products containing palm oil that is certified as sustainable.