Elephant Facts – Fascinating Facts About Elephants

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Elephant Fun Facts

Elephants don’t sleep much.

Elephants are intelligent animals and have good memory.

Elephant baby is called calf.

At birth, calf’s trunk has no muscle tone, so it suckles through its mouth.

Both female and male African elephants have tusks, but only males Asiatic elephants have them.

Elephants can even communicate with their ears.

Elephants love water. They swim, dive and have fun fighting the waves.

Though elephants have huge tusks they can pick up even tiny things such as a single grain of rice!

New born elephants can stand shortly after their birth and they are born blind.

The average lifespan of an elephant is over 70 years.