Elephant Anatomy

Elephant skull

Elephant Anatomy Elephants are the largest land-dwelling animals. Mature elephants can be up to 6 – 7 m long and 3.5 – 4 m tall at the shoulder. They can weigh up to seven tons. Females are smaller than males (2.6 m, 3 tons). The largest elephant ever recorded was shot in Angola in 1956. […]

General Elephant Information

Adult and young elephants in a pool

General Elephant Information Elephants are the largest land mammals on earth. Their size, unique shape, intelligence and strong family bonds have amazed and inspired humans throughout the centuries. In many myths and religions the elephant has become a symbolic figure, evident in the countless paintings, carvings and drawings throughout history. Elephants are presumed to have […]