- Elephants can live between 50 and 70 years.
- Elephants are not good sleepers; elephants sleep a maximum of four hours per day/night.
- An elephant’s ear helps it keep cool. As the ears flap in the breeze, blood is cooled that runs inside the ear flap. The ears are thin enough to allow the blood to cool inside.
- An elephant use its trunk for variety of purposes, such as picking food or drinking.
- An elephant’s tusk can grow up to 10 feet length and 200 pounds in weight.
- There are three species of elephants live today: the African bush elephant, the African forest elephant and the Asian elephant (a.k.a. the Indian elephant).
- The elephant’s brain is larger than any other animal in the world.
- The word "elephant" has its origins in the Greek ἐλέφας, meaning "ivory" or "elephant".
- September 22nd is Elephant Appreciation Day.
- Elephants cannot trot, jump, or gallop.
- Elephants are said to have no natural predators except the humans.
- Elephants’ gestation period is 22 months, the longest pregnancy of any land animal.
- Elephants are good swimmers.
- Elephants live in families. Several families live together in a herd.
- Elephants spend about 16 hours a day eating plants.
- An adult elephant consumes 140–270 kg (300–600 lb) of food a day.
24 March 2011
Elephant Facts, Difference Between African and Asian Elephant
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