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10 facts tagged with Elephant Facts
Elephants are among the most emotional creatures in the world - they have even been known to rescue other animals, such as trapped dogs.
Some farmers in Kenya are using elephants' natural fear of bees and building "beehive fences" that keep wild elephants from trampling the crops. It keeps the farms safe, and prevents farmers from having to kill elephants to defend their livelihood!
Pet dogs and elephants are the only animals that seem to instinctively understand human gesture.
The elephant shrew’s closest relative isn’t a shrew — it’s actually an elephant
When the "Elephant Whisperer" Lawrence Anthony died, a whole herd of elephants arrived at his house to mourn him.
Elephants are terrified of Bees and actually have a special, distinct vocalization for “Run away the Bees are angry”
The oldest recorded elephant lived for 82 years.
The elephant brain weighs about 6,000g.