Are elephants lead by the males or females of the group?
Elephant family groups are lead by matriarchs, usually the eldest female in the group, the grandmother or great-grandmother.
How high can an elephant jump?
Elephants are not designed to jump. Their legs are made to carry their enormous weight and help them stand for long periods of time.
Just enough to cross small patches
When compared to the human brain, the elephant brain has ______ neurons.
Elephants have the largest brains of any land mammal. It features an average of 300,000,000,000 or three hundred billion neurons, the same as a human brain.
What continents do elephants come from?
When an elephant is scared, what will it do with its trunk?
To cool off, what does the elephant fling on its back?
What is an elephant's top speed?
What does an elephant breathe through?
Elephants breathe and smell through their trunk.
Elephants can live as long as...
True or False: Only male elephants have ivory tusks.
In African elephants, both males and females grow large tusks. Male Asian elephants grow large tusks, while females grow much smaller ones called 'tushes' that may not grow outside the mouth.
While the human body has about 600 muscles, how many muscles are in an elephant's TRUNK?
They need all these muscles to be able to pick up heavy objects, greet one another and suck up water.
How are African elephants different than Asian elephants?
African elephants have larger ears and concave backs while Asian elephants have smaller ears and convex or level backs.
Asian elephants have larger ears and concave backs while African elephants have smaller ears and convex or level backs.
African elephants have smaller ears and concave backs while Asian elephants have larger ears and convex or level backs.