elephants are the largest landbased animals or mammals alive
today in the world. They can grow to lengths up to 7,5 m
and weights up to 7500 kilograms.
Other interesting facts are the elephants large ears, the
strong legs ressembling columns, it's tusks and the trunk,
of course. The trunk is a multi-purpose tool. It is used
to carry food and water to the mouth, to scent, to grope
for things and as a tool to move things. It can also be
used as a weapon if the Elephant needs to defend itself.
elephants inhabit different parts of that continent, just
south of the Sahara. Lately, their distribution range is
just one third of the area they inhabited in previous times.
They are found in savannas, in forests, semi-deserts and
in mountain regions up to 5000 m above sea level.