- African forest elephant, (Loxodonta Africana cyclotis)
- Threatened with extinction
- Vince Smith is managing ZSL’s work with the forest elephant
Partners & Sponsors
- African Wildlife Foundation; Société Pallisco; Société Forestière et Industrielle de la Doumé (SFID); Ministère des Forêts et de la Faune de la République du Cameroun (MINFOF); CITES Monitoring Illegal Killing of Elephants (MIKE) programme
- Kindly funded by: USFWS - African Elephant Conservation Fund; North of England Zoological Society (Chester Zoo)
This project is closely linked with our Wildlife Wood Project, which aims to protect wildlife in timber production forests in this region, and with the Dja conservation complex project which supports the management of the Dja Biosphere Reserve and its periphery to prevent poaching of forest elephant and other vulnerable species.