African Elephants Facts

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Looking for amazing facts and informations about African Elephants? Below you can discover seven curiosities that are real, even if they are weird or funny, so please make sure to vote what you think is interesting!

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The heaviest dinosaur was Argentinosaurus at 77 tonnes. It was the equivalent to 17 African Elephants. Argentinosaurus is a double award winner being also the longest dinosaur. It is also the largest land animal to have ever lived.
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African elephants are found throughout sub-Saharan Africa, where they typically live in plains, woodlands, and forests.
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There are two subspecies of African elephant: savanna or bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) and forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis).
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Both the world’s tallest and largest land animals both come from Africa. They are the Giraffe and African elephant.
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In order to protect themselves from poachers, African Elephants have been evolving without tusks, which unfortunately also hurts their species.
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The largest African elephant ever recorded was found in Angola, rocking in at a massive 24,000 lb (11,000 kg), with a shoulder height of 3.96 meters (13.0 ft), and being at least a metre taller than the average male African elephant! Source
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African elephants are the largest land animals in the world today.

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