ELEPHANT Facts for Kids – Information About Elephants for Children, Elephant Sounds | Kiddopedia


Do you know how tall is an elephant? What do elephants eat? how many elephants are left in the world? Where do elephants live? How much does an elephant weigh? Do female elephants have tusks? Let us learn about elephants. African elephants are larger than Asian elephants
and have larger ears that are shaped like the continent of Africa. Elephants weigh up to 6000 kg (6.6 US tons). The African elephant is the largest mammal
in the world living on land. They are 3.3 meters tall. The largest elephant ever recorded weighed
about 11 tons (12.1 US tons). He was one meter taller than an average male
African elephant and was almost 4 meters tall. Baby elephants weigh around 90 kg (200 pounds)
and they are 1 meter (3 feet) tall. Elephants are herbivores, meaning they only
eat plants. Elephants can spend up to 16 hours a day eating. Elephants eat grass, leaves, twigs, bamboo,
roots, shrubs, branches and fruit. Elephants live in Asia and Africa. When most people think of elephants, they
picture the large tusks. Both male and female African elephants have
tusks, which are actually their teeth. Elephants dig with their tusks and use them
to lift and move objects and to protect themselves. Elephants are known to live more than 70 years. Elephants are the only mammals that can not jump. Elephants have poor eyesight but they have
an excellent sense of smell and hearing. Elephants are social creatures. Elephants
cry, laugh, play and have incredible memories. Elephants sleep only 2 hours per day Elephants trunks are their nose Elephants like to swim. They use their trunk
to breathe like a snorkel in water. Elephants can get very thirsty. A male adult elephant needs to drink around 210 litre of water during a day. Elephants hearts beat very slowly. Their pulse
rate is as slow as 27 beats per minute. It is estimated today that the African elephant
population is between 450,000 – 700,000.

6 Comments

  1. don mindo

    August 20, 2016 at 10:25 pm

    great video

  2. Rafif Mohamed

    June 14, 2017 at 8:52 pm

    your videos really helps me when my son ask me about animals he is 4 and he keep asking 🙂
    we are from Egypt big thanks for you

  3. jitendra kumar verma chandandih,pachamba.

    May 10, 2018 at 4:05 am

    It is so nice video

  4. bushra fatima

    July 25, 2018 at 9:41 am

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  5. Madeena Ahmad

    February 20, 2019 at 1:28 pm

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  6. Swetha Reddy

    August 14, 2019 at 3:57 pm

    Find this Shutterstock Elephant photo? Wait, I’m gonna find it.

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