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Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone joined the EPI in 2016. Just as in neighbouring Liberia, its wildlife was severely affected by civil war in the 1990s. Four small elephant populations are believed to have survived.

Progress Towards the EPI Aims

Domestic Trade Closed
Declaration Against International Ivory Trade
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Facts & Figures

Country Area: 71,740 km²

Elephant Range: 1,353 km² (2%)

Protected Range: 58%

Estimated Elephant Population: 135-155*

CITES Listing: Appendix I

All statistics are taken from 2016 AfESG African Elephant Status Report

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