Did you know
Elephants spend 22 months in gestation
before being born A mature bull may grow up to 13 feet tall at shoulder height and weighing more than 6 000kg They can consume up to 270kg of food
per day They are the world’s largest land mammals African Savannah elephants can live up to 70 years in the wild, longer than any other mammals besides humans. An elephant’s trunk has more than 40 000
muscles and tendons When a member of the herd dies, the elephants cover the body with grass and dirt and stay near the site for several hours.