Today we celebrate World Elephant Day and on this occasion we're going to give you a list of curiosities about these fascinating animals!
Did you know…
… When elephants sense danger, they form a circle where the stronger ones protect the weacker
… One elephant's gestation takes up to 22 months (almost 2 years!)
… They have fear of bees
… Of all the land animals, elephants have the biggest brain
… You can tell an african elephant from an asian one by its size: the african elephant is not only taller but also has bigger ears!
… At birth they weight about 100 Kg althought males can reach 120 Kg!
… They are able to store up to 10 liters of water on their trunk!
… African elephants live, on average, 60 years
… When elephants cross their trunks its a sign of affection between them. They are very sociable animals!
… Elephants have an amazing memory! They're able to remember a person or another elephant for years