What are 3 interesting facts about elephants?


What are 3 interesting facts about elephants?

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  1. Thank you for your Questions, I will give you all Facts about elephants here below:


    • Elephants are the largest land mammals
    • Wild elephants live in families called herds – herds are made up of female elephants.
    • The only males in these herds are the young calves
    • The leader of the herd is usually the oldest female – she is called the Matriarch
    • In the wild, a mother elephant has help with the babies from other elephants – who are known as Aunties. A new mother will choose her aunties and together they will raise the baby.
    • A young male elephant stays with the herd until he is about 15 years old. He then leaves and lives alone like most bull elephants
    • Elephants only eat plants, grass and fruit – they don’t eat meat.
    • Elephants love bananas
    • Elephants are so clever they can peel their own bananas, corn and lots of other food.
    • Elephants love water
    • They love to swim, bathe and play in rivers
    • A healthy adult elephant can drink up to 60 gallons of water each day – which is the same as about 275 big bottles of coke
    • To drink, they suck the water up into their trunk and spraying it into their mouths
    • They love squirting themselves and people with water using their trunk like a shower
    • The elephant’s trunk is one of nature most amazing creations
    • An elephant can pick up a coin with his trunk – he can also pick up a tree trunk.
    • The Asian elephant has one finger on the end of the trunk the African has two
    • The trunk is very sensitive and elephants are very careful and protective of them
    • The trunk is used to drink, smell, pick up food, touch and communicate.
    • It is used to tenderly touch a loved one or in self-defence as a weapon.
    • An elephant lives on average to the age of 70 – the same as humans
    • Elephants are very emotional – they cry when they are upset and squeak and trumpet when they are happy
    • Elephants are the only animals other than humans to grieve for the dead.
    • Elephants have very good memories
    • Elephants are scared of dogs
    • Elephants are so clever they even play jokes on humans
    • Domesticated elephants form a lifelong bond with their mahout
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