Well I never knew that…

Elephants have a slower pulse of 27 and for a canary it is 1000!

Only one mammal can’t jump — the elephant.

The trunk of an elephant can hold up to two gallons of water.

The elephant is the national animal of Thailand.

In a day, an elephant can drink 80 gallons of water.

In 1916, an elephant was tried and hung for murder in Erwin, Tennessee.

Elephants have been known to learn up to 60 commands.

During World War II, the very first bomb dropped on Berlin by the Allies killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.

An elephant’s trunk can hold 2.5 gallons of water.

An elephant’s tooth can weight as much as three kilograms.

An elephant in the wild can eat anywhere from 100 – 1000 pounds of vegetation in a 16 hour period.

An elephant can live up to the age of seventy, or in some cases even more.

Elephants purr like cats do, as a means of communication.

An African adult elephant eats about six hundred pounds of food a day; that’s four percent of the elephant’s body weight!

2 thoughts on “Well I never knew that…

  1. The Elephant is my Nannie’s favourite animal,she has got loads of them. They are supost to be lucky if their trunks point in a certain direction

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