Elephant Facts – Fascinating Facts About Elephants

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Elephant Facts

Elephants can recognize human voices.

Elephants have largest brain of any land animal and can weigh as much as 5 kg or 11 lbs.

A mouse sperm is larger than an elephant’s sperm.

Dogs and elephants are the only animals that can understand pointing.

Elephants can give birth every 3 to 4 years.

Elephants suck water into their trucks and then blow it back out to shower themselves with a cool mist, when it’s hot.

Elephants are very kind animals and have reported of showing altruism towards other animals.

Nearly 30% of Asian elephant population is in captivity.

Elephants are observed to dig a grave for the dead elephant and stay at the grave for days afterwards.

In May 2016, Kenya demonstrated zero tolerance to illegal ivory trade by torching 105 tons of ivory. The largest ivory burn in history.