Elephant Facts

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Elephants are the largest mammals in the world that live on land.
There are two types of elephants - Asian and African.
- Asian elephants have smaller ears and shorter tusks than African elephants.
- African elephant is bigger and taller than the Asian elephant.

Elephants talk to each other by making sounds called 'tummy rumbles.'
An elephant can smell water 3 miles away.
An elephant could carry up to 2 gallons of water in its trunk.
Elephants can live as long as eighty years!
An elephant's trunk contains more than 50,000 muscles.
An elephant can consume 500 pounds of hay and 60 gallons of water in a single day.
Life Span - Indian Elephants can live for up to 70 years
Elephants normally walk about 4 mph
Elephants are able to swim for long distances
Elephants spend about 16 hours a day eating
Elephants have the largest brains in the animal kingdom.
A Fully grown Indian Elephant reaches the height of 8+ feet.
Adult Indian elephants weigh about 10,000+ pounds
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