Elephant Facts – Fascinating Facts About Elephants

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Cool Facts About Elephants

Elephants are color blind.

Elephants cannot turn its head completely and need to turn around to see anything behind it.

Elephant calf can weigh up to 250 pounds.

Male elephants may not reach maturity until they are 30 years old, and they may mate until they reach the age of 40 to 50 years.

Elephants can live with and develop relationships with their grandmothers.

An elephant’s respiration rate is 4 to 6 breaths per minute; it can rise to 15 when excited.

Elephants become highly emotional when they are reunited after a long separation.

Elephants can express tremendous joy especially when they’re with their families and friends.