AOTW: Asian Elephant

The Animal Of The Week is the Asian Elephant


DID YOU KNOW…

Asian Elephants are typically found in Malaysia, Sri Lanka and India

Their natural habitat is the forest or mountains

They are herbivores so mainly eat twigs, fruits and roots

They are more related to the Wooly Mammoth than the African Elephant. This is due to their tusks

They are Endangered

Their real name is Elephas Maximus

An Asian Elephants tail can span up to 150cm long which is roughly the same height as a 10-year-old child

They can live up to 70 years of age

They are hunted for their tusks

They are very intelligent animals and have been known to be good with people

Asian Elephants

 

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