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Indian Peafowl Feathers. Credit: USFWS

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Elephant Hair Bracelet
Credit: USFWS.

Elephant Hair Bracelet

Common Name: African Elephant
Scientific Name: Loxodonta africana
Protected Status: U.S. ESA - Threatened; CITES - App. I or II, depending on subspecies and locality.
Laboratory Section: Morphology
What’s the Story? The long, coarse hairs from the tail of the elephant can be woven into jewelry such as bracelets, rings, and earrings.


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