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Elephant


Editor
January 9, 2019
Important Elephant facts
Native to 37 African countriesApproximately 415k remainyearly 8% of population is poached
Scientific Name
Loxodonta africana
Weight
3.5 to 6.5 tn. (7,000 to 13,200 lb.)
Size
Up to 11 ft. tall
Life span
60 to 70 years
Habitat
Dense forests to open plains
Diet
Herbivorous
Gestation
About 22 months
Predators
Humans, lion
Conservation Status
Vulnerable


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