Fun facts on Elephants

Cool and Fun Facts about the life, behavior and personality of Elephants
The elephant is the largest of all land mammals
Life Span – elephants can live for up to 70 years
Elephants normally walk about 4 mph
Elephants are able to swim for long distances
Elephants spend about 16 hours a day eating
They consume as much as 495 pounds of food per day
They live in tight social units led by an older matriarch
Males leave the herd between the ages of 12 and 15
Their tusks are of ivory and are actually enormously enlarged incisors
The elephant’s eyes are small and its eyesight is poor
They have the largest brains in the animal kingdom

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