Facts About Elephants
1. Elephants can hear one another’s trumpeting calls up to 5 miles (8 kilometers) away.
2. The largest elephant on record weighed about 24,000 pounds (10,886 kg) with a height of 13 feet (3.96 m).
3. Elephants can get sunburned so they protect themselves with sand.
4. A blue whale’s tongue can weigh as much as an elephant.
5. Elephants are pregnant for 2 years.
6. Edison electrocuted an elephant in 1903 to prove Tesla’s AC current was dangerous.
7. When the “Elephant Whisperer” Lawrence Anthony died, a herd of elephants arrived at his house to mourn him.
8. Elephants are scared of bees.
9. Africa is home to the world’s largest living land animal, the African elephant , and the tallest, the Giraffe .
10. Elephants are the only mammals, besides humans, to have chins.
10 Facts You Did Not Know About ELEPHANTS