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Elephants are roamers – they can move around for up to 20 hours a day and can travel over 50 miles a day.
Elephants can stand over 13 feet tall and weigh up to 15,400 pounds Hungry? Elephants eat bark, fruit, grass and trees and can eat between 300-400 lbs per day. Elephants can drink 30-50 gallons of water a day and can’t go over 24 hours without having water A trunk is essentially a long nose that is used for smelling, breathing, trumpeting and also grabbing things In the wild, elephants live to be as old as 70. What is a tusk? Tusks are elongated incisor teeth and you can tell how old an elephant is by the size of the tusk. They grow for the entire life of an elephant and are used for fighting, digging and feeding among other things. The gestation period is about 22 months and when calves are born, they drink their mother’s milk for at least 2 years.
Elephants have roamed the earth for 35 million years and diverse ecosystems depend on these gentle giants for survival ...