Elephant Facts – Fascinating Facts About Elephants

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Facts About Elephants

Elephants are born with their eyes full sized, just like humans.

Baby elephants throw themselves into the mud when they’re upset.

Elephants have three times as many neurons as humans.

Baby African elephants who watch their families slaughtered and poached will wake up screaming in the middle of the night.

An elephant can die of broken heart if their mate dies. They may refuse to eat and lay down, shedding tears until they starve to death.

Elephants can walk almost silently. Their sole is covered with thick, cushion like padding that prevents slipping, helps sustain weight and deadens sound.

Elephants communicate over long distances by producing sub-sonic rumble that travel over the ground than sound through air. The sensitive skin on their feet and trunks help other elephants to receive the message.

Elephants travel great distances while foraging for large quantities of food to sustain their massive bodies.

Elephants are scared of bees and ants.

Elephants do not have sweat glands.