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Elephant - Wikipedia
3 Dec 2023 at 11:18pm
Elephants are the largest living land animals. Three living species are currently recognised: the African bush elephant, the African forest elephant, and the Asian elephant. They are the only surviving members of the family Elephantidae and the order Proboscidea; extinct relatives include mammoths and mastodons.

115 Amazing Facts about Elephants - Elephant World
4 Dec 2023 at 8:58am
Elephants are considered the strongest mammal on the planet. Elephants have ?fingers? on the end of their trunks. An African elephant has two trunk tip fingers and the Asian elephant has only one finger on the tip of its trunk. Elephants can hear each others calls from 5 miles away.

Elephant | Species | WWF - World Wildlife Fund
4 Dec 2023 at 12:15am
Elephants are the largest land mammals on earth and have distinctly massive bodies, large ears, and long trunks. They use their trunks to pick up objects, trumpet warnings, greet other elephants, or suck up water for drinking or bathing, among other uses.

Our top 10 facts about elephants | WWF
12 Aug 2023 at 1:22pm
1. They?re the world?s largest land animal. The African Savanna (Bush) elephant is the world's largest land animal ? with adult males, or bull elephants, standing up to 3m high and weighing up to 6,000kg on average. Males only reach their full size at 35-40 years - that?s well over half their lifespan as wild elephants can live for up ...

Elephant | Description, Habitat, Scientific Names, Weight, & Facts
2 Dec 2023 at 9:03pm
Elephant, largest living land animal, characterized by its long trunk, columnar legs, and huge head with temporal glands and wide, flat ears. Elephants are grayish to brown in color, and their body hair is sparse and coarse. They are found most often in the savannas, grasslands, and forests of Africa and Asia.

Elephants: Earth's Largest Land-Animals | Live Science
4 Dec 2023 at 12:08am
Elephants are the largest land animals on Earth, and they're one of the most unique-looking animals, too. With their characteristic long noses, or trunks; large, floppy ears; and wide, thick legs...

African elephant, facts and photos - National Geographic
3 Dec 2023 at 11:25pm
Weight: 2.5 to seven tons Size relative to a 6-ft man: What is the African elephant? African elephants are the largest land animals on Earth. They are slightly larger than their Asian cousins...

Elephants | WWF
4 Dec 2023 at 4:18am
Elephants Once common throughout Africa and Asia, elephant numbers fell dramatically in the 19th and 20th centuries, largely due to the ivory trade and habitat loss. While some populations are now stable, poaching, human-wildlife conflict and habitat destruction continue to threaten the species. WWF-International

Elephants 101 | Nat Geo Wild - YouTube
2 Dec 2023 at 6:23am
National Geographic. As the world's largest land mammal, elephants have quite the commanding presence. But did you know elephants can't jump? Or that baby elephants lose their fi...

Elephant Fact Sheet | Blog | Nature | PBS
4 Dec 2023 at 7:32am
Elephants are the largest existing land animal, with massive bodies, large ears, and long trunks. Elephants? long trunks are multifunctional. They are used to pick up objects, trumpet warnings,...



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