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Most captive elephants are taken from the wild, as they breed poorly in captivity. Animal rights organizations estimate there are 15,000 to 20,000 elephants in captivity worldwide.View
The biggest threats to elephant populations is the ivory trade, as the animals are poached for their ivory tusks. Other threats to wild elephants include habitat destruction and conflicts with local people.View