African Elephant

Loxodonta africana


Habitat: Bushveld

Weight: Male: 6000 kilos | Female: 4000 kilos

Diet: Herbivore — Grasses, branches, leaves, roots, fruit, shoots and tubers

Lifespan: 60 years

Gestation Period: 22 months

Threats: Poaching • Habitat loss • Conflict with humans • Political instability

An elephant bull walks slowly through the bushveld.

An elephant bull walks slowly through the bushveld.