Elephants are the largest land animal in the world. Mud and dust helps protect an elephant’s skin from insect bites and the sun’s heat. Did you know elephants have the elephantlargest ears of any animal?

Elephants eat so much that they can’t stay in one place for a very long time. Did you know that elephants often walk in single file lines to go to a different place?

An elephant’s trunk has no bones, but it has thousand of muscles.  An Asian elephant has a smaller and rounder body than the African elephant. The African elephant is bigger than the Asian elephant.

An African elephant lives in grasslands and forests. They eat seeds, flowers, leaves, bark, fruit, branches and grass. Did you know that a male elephant can weigh as much as six cars?

~Written by Jaime

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