ចំពោះthe species also referred to as Indian elephant សូមមើល Asian elephant ។
The Indian elephant (Elephas maximus indicus) is one of three recognised subspecies of the Asian elephant, and native to mainland Asia. Since 1986, Elephas maximus has been listed as endangered by IUCN as the population has declined by at least 50% over the last three generations, estimated to be 60–75 years. The species is pre-eminently threatened by habitat loss, degradation and fragmentation.
G. P. Sanderson (1907) Thirteen years among the wild beasts of India: their haunts and habits from personal observation : with an account of the modes of capturing and taming elephants. John Grant, Edinburg. 8th edition in 2000 by Asian Educational Services, New Delhi. ISBN 812061464X 9788120614642