Elephants are known to be the largest living mammals on earth. Water is something that they require frequently, at regular intervals. It is one of the interesting elephant facts that they cannot survive more than 24 hours without drinking water so they usually inhabit close to water resources. Habitual of bathing, these enormous creatures would immerse themselves completely when the water is deep enough. By applying dirt on their body, they protect themselves against the insect bites. In scarcity of water, elephants dig for water in the sandy bed of rivers that have come to a halt. It is to inform you that despite their enormous structures, these animals are quite gentle and possess no natural enemies. Talking about their evolution, elephants evolved some 10,000 years ago...Read More ->

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Elephants are the biggest living land animals. There are two types of elephant, African and Asian. Both types live in herds, and have poor eyesight, but very good senses of hearing and smell. If one animal detects danger, the... Read More ->

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Elephants are the biggest living land animals. There are two types of elephant, African and Asian. Both types live in herds, and have poor eyesight but very good senses of hearing and smell. If one animal detects danger, the whole herd is alerted... Read More ->

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Elephants belong to the large family of mammals and they are the largest living terrestrial mammals in the world. Elephants are known for their gigantic size and intelligence, most researchers compare their level of intelligence with... Read More ->

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There are certain differences between Asian and African elephants. The Asian elephant (below) differs in many ways from its African cousins. Asian elephants have small, triangular... Read More ->

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Average life span of an elephant is about 50 to 70 years. Like human beings, their ages also vary according to living conditions and species. Is remains a fact that some of them die before reaching 50 and some of them cross even... Read More ->

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The tusks are a remarkable feature of the elephants. Tusk is the two big long teeth on an elephants face. They are longer in size and about one third of the tusk is hidden inside the elephants skull. Both male and female have... Read More ->

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There are two major types of elephants in the world, namely, African and Asian. Both of these are facing the danger of extinction as the ivory hunters are posing serious threat to... Read More ->

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The average size of an elephant varies among African and Asian Elephants. The height of an African elephant is about 2.5 to 4 meters, and Asian Elephants are 2 to 3 meters tall. The African elephants weighs up to 2,268 to 6,350 kilograms, while Asian Elephants... Read More ->

What Elephants Eat And Drink

An elephants size means that, when it is fully grown, it is safe from all predators other than humans. To support its large size it needs huge amounts of food. An adult elephant eats about 150 kg (300 lb) of grass, leaves, twigs and fruit each day... Read More ->

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