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Name:African bush elephant

Item No:RC16050W

Product Size:25,5cm x 11,5cm x 12,5cm (l x w x h)

Scientific Data :

RC16050W

Name:African bush elephant


Order:Proboscidea


Diet:Herbivore


Habitat:Central and southern Africa


Animal class:Mammal


Figure size:25,5cm x 11,5cm x 12,5cm (l x w x h)


Real size:Up to 13,0 ft tall at the shoulder


Weight:3-6 tonnes


Conservation status:Vulnerable


Features:Very large ears, a trunk, large body, four legs, small eyes and two tusks.

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RC16050W

Name:African bush elephant


Order:Proboscidea


Diet:Herbivore


Habitat:Central and southern Africa


Animal class:Mammal


Figure size:25,5cm x 11,5cm x 12,5cm (l x w x h)


Real size:Up to 13,0 ft tall at the shoulder


Weight:3-6 tonnes


Conservation status:Vulnerable


Features:Very large ears, a trunk, large body, four legs, small eyes and two tusks.


Did you know?  

A trunk is a nose and an extension of the upper lip with two opposing extensions,or "fingers" at the end of it ? The trunk is used for communication and handling objects and food? It can lift over  349 kg with its trunk?


QUESTION: How can an elephant lift such heavy objects with its trunk?


ANSWER: The elephant's trunk contains over 40,000 muscles, divided into as many as 150,000 individual units.