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African Elephant Facts


Here are some interesting facts about elephants:

- Elephants are intelligent animals, very social and with complex social structure.

- Elephants are born with 35% of the mass of the adult brain.

- African elephants live up to 70 years.

- The trunk alone contains about 100,000 different muscles.

- African elephants can make a wide variety of vocal sounds, such as grunts, purrs, bellows, whistles, and trumpeting.

- Each elephant grows six sets of molars. The length of an elephant's life depends on the strength of it's teeth.

- Elephants make low-frequency calls, allowing them to communicate with one another at distances of 5 or 6 miles.

- Elephants are excellent swimmers.