Elephant Facts – Fascinating Facts About Elephants

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Elephant Facts for Kids

Elephant digests its food in 22-46 hours.

Elephants have brown hair at birth. But it becomes black through the year and much of it wears off.

The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin, killed the only elephant in Berlin Zoo during World War II.

Elephants can recognize every member of their herd and are able to recognize up to 30 members by smell or sight.

Elephants are known to keep standing even after they die.

Elephants can detect a thunder storm from 280 km away, and will head towards it looking for water.

Elephants are the largest land animal in the world.

Female elephants spend their entire lives in herds.

Elephants are herbivores and spend up to 16 hours in collecting twigs, fruits, bark, roots, leaves and bamboo.

Elephant is the only mammal that can’t jump.