African Elephant Information
General Description: about 10 feet tall at the shoulder, weighing up to 14,000 pounds; males are larger than females
Habitat: savannas and dry woodlands
Behavior: African elephants live in small family groups consisting in related females and their young. Males live alone or in bachelor herds.
Diet: roots, grasses, leaves, fruit, and bark
Reproduction: gestation lasts 22 months, usually one calf is born
Interesting Facts: African elephants can live up to 70 years
Related Learning Zones: African Elephant Learning Zone Asian Elephant Learning Zone