Date spotted: January 2012

Place first seen: Kruger National Park, South Africa


Usually have tusts. Femals have tusks. Babies hold their mommies’ tails. Trunk works as a hand while eating, i.e. they grab leaves and then put them in their mouths. Herds made up of females and young. Males live alone or in small herds (of males only). Drink every day. Eat 170-300kg of vegetation every day. Poos are the size of bread-loaves and do not smell at all. Single calf born every 4 to 5 years.

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