Elephant Facts – Fascinating Facts About Elephants

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Interesting Facts About Elephants

There are over 100,000 muscles in an elephant’s trunk.

Elephant uses its trunk to lift food and suck up water and then pour it into its mouth.

Elephants can swim and they use their trunk to breathe like a snorkel in deep water.

Female elephants are called as cows.

An adult elephant requires about 210 liters of water a day.

There are no natural predators for elephants. However lions will sometimes prey on weak and young elephants.

Male leave the herds at 13 years of age and live solitary lives.

Elephants use their ears to keep themselves cool by reading heat.

An elephant can consume up to 136 kg or 300 pounds of food in a single day.

Elephants radiate heat from its large, thin ears to keep themselves cool in hot climates.