There are two kinds of elephants in Africa: the forest elephant and the savanna elephant (above), photographed this past spring in Liwonde National Park in Malawi. The Great Elephant Census found that Africa’s savanna elephant population decreased by about a third in the seven years between 2007 and 2014.

There are two kinds of elephants in Africa: the forest elephant and the savanna elephant (above), photographed this past spring in Liwonde National Park in Malawi. The Great Elephant Census found that Africa’s savanna elephant population decreased by about a third in the seven years between 2007 and 2014.