The Mighty African Elephant


Size, Appearance & More For The African Elephant


The African elephant is the largest land animal, with an average height of 10-13 feet and a weight of 5-14 tons.

Trunks and Tusks

Trunk that can reach up to 7 feet long. Is used for various functions, including lifting heavy objects

Trunks and Tusks

Tusks are elongated incisor teeth that can grow up to 10 feet long

Conservation Status

Poaching for ivory tusks and human-elephant conflict pose significant threats to African elephants

Conservation Status

Conservation efforts focus on habitat protection, anti-poaching measures, and raising awareness


Savannas, forests, and deserts

Emotional Intelligence

Elephants exhibit emotional intelligence, displaying self-awareness, empathy, and mourning behaviors

Scientific Name

Loxodonta africana

Communication & Language

Communicate through vocalizations, including low-frequency rumbles and infrasonic rumblings

Communication & Language

Use visual displays and tactile cues