All about Elephants 101

By Maxx Houchins


Do you know the elephant is the largest land mammal ever? And it has one of the largest life spans ever? Read on to learn more about this fascinating creature.

The Body

Elephants are large gray. And have big ears and very large trunks. Elephants are the largest of all land animals. Adult males weigh up to 1,800 or 6,300kg. At the most 7 tons. Females are smaller

eating Habits

Did you know elephants eat between 149 and 169kgs a day. They spend sixteen to

eighteen hours a day eaten. They consume small twigs, grasses, plants, and lots of other stuff. Tree bark is there favorite because it contains calcium roughage. Elephants drink 55 tons of water a day.

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There are two types of elephants Africa and Asia. African elephants are bigger than Asian ones. They both live in grasslands and desserts. Africa and Asia are the main places. And they also live in India. Did you know they love to live in scrub rain forests.


Elephants are interesting creatures . Did you know they love peanuts and peanut butter. They also drink up to 50 gallons of water in five minutes.