|African elephants are the largest living terrestrial
animals. Those huge ears provide air
conditioning. At the end of the trunk are two
opposing lips – Asian elephants have only
|Elephants are herbivores, eating as much as 500
pounds per day – 30 to 40% of which
is undigested. Not too efficient! They love
to shake trees for seed pods and leaves.
|Elephants are slow movers, and co-exist
peacefully with birds other wildlife. In fact,
birds love to follow elephant footsteps
because they kick up good bugs to eat.
|Trees devistated by elephants look like
a mess, but downed branches provide
habitat for small animals. Elephants
love to eat the tender inner bark.
|Bravely avoiding any pythons in the tall grass!|