10 Facts You Did Not Know About ELEPHANTS

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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

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