Gallery description : indian elephant

Indian Elephant (elephas maximus indicus) is an animal of the mammal type. It usually inhabits rainforest and tropical woodland. The animal weights about 3,000kg - 5,000kg (6,500lbs - 11,000lbs) and average life span is 55 - 70 years. Human, tiger predators are dangerous for indian elephants. Look up the table below to learn more information.

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Facts about indian elephants
NameIndian Elephant
Conservation StatusEndangered
OrderProboscidea
Size (H)2m - 3m (7ft - 10ft)
Main PreyGrass, fruit, roots
Top Speed43km/h (27mph)
HabitatRainforest and tropical woodland
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
Average Litter Size1
ClassMammalia
FamilyElephantidae
ColourGrey, brown, black
Scientific NameElephas maximus indicus
TypeMammal
LifestyleHerd
Skin TypeLeather
Distinctive FeaturesLong trunk and large feet
Life Span55 - 70 years
PredatorsHuman, tiger
DietHerbivore
GenusElephas
Weight3,000kg - 5,000kg (6,500lbs - 11,000lbs)
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