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African Elephants

African Elephants live south of the Sahara Desert in humid places with lots of plants & water. They are capable of living in almost any environment that has sufficient amounts of food & water. Elephants are herbivore they consume about 300kg of leaves & trees & they drink about 200 litres of water a day. It is hard for elephants to live outside of National Parks because of poachers trying to poach their ivory. African Elephants large size serves to protect them from predators. They also travel in herds.
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Did you know?
An Eephants heart weighs 25kg by its self

Elephants have a life span of 50 to 60 years.

Mother Elephants are pregnant for 22 months.

African Elephants have 4 to 5 toes on their front feet & 3 on their back.

They weigh up to 6 tonnes