Gallery description : elephant

The average weight of the elephant is 3,000kg - 5,400kg (6,500lbs - 12,000lbs). Elephant is a mammal that usually inhabits rainforest and flood plains. It has a leather skin type. The preferred food type is herbivore. These mammals usually live 55 - 70 years. The top speed it can reach is 40km/h (25mph).

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Facts about elephants
NameElephant
Weight3,000kg - 5,400kg (6,500lbs - 12,000lbs)
Main PreyGrass, fruit, roots
Scientific NameLoxodonta africana
ColourGrey
Size (H)2m - 3.6m (7ft - 12ft)
DietHerbivore
Average Litter Size1
LifestyleHerd
Skin TypeLeather
Life Span55 - 70 years
KingdomAnimalia
Distinctive FeaturesLarge body size and long trunk
Conservation StatusThreatened
HabitatRainforest and flood plains
ClassMammalia
FamilyElephantidae
Top Speed40km/h (25mph)
PhylumChordata
TypeMammal
OrderProboscidea
PredatorsHuman, hyena, wildcats
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