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The Big Five Series – The Elephant

Swahili Name: Ndovu or Tembo Maasai Name: Oltome Scientific Name: Loxodonta Africana Height: 2.5m to 4m Weight: Male – 5 to 6 Tonnes, Female – 2.5 to 3.5 tonnes Lifespan: 60 years Gestation Period: 22 months; have one young Length of Tusks: 3.5m Food: Herbivore; eats 200kg a day; drinksRead More