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African elephant

Who am I?

The world's largest land mammal. Both male and female elephants have tusks

How old?

Elephants can live for 60 years

How big?

Females can weigh up to 4.5 tonne, with males weighing a mammoth 7 tonne

Friends & Family

Elephants live in matriarchal herds, with Grandma leading the herd, and her daughters and grandchildren. Bull elephants roam looking for females to mate with

Where in the world?

37 countries in Africa. Only 550,000 remain in the wild

Favourite food!

Elephants are strict vegetarians eating grass, leaves, bark, and branches

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