By Naturenomics Team
Tue, 07/12/2016 - 05:30
Touching is an important form of communication among elephants. Individuals greet each other by stroking or wrapping their trunks. Older elephants also use trunk-slaps, kicks and shoves to discipline younger ones.
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By Naturenomics Team
Tue, 07/12/2016 - 05:35
Elephants produce several types of sounds. Perhaps the most well known is the trumpet, which is made during excitement, distress or aggression. They can hear one another´s trumpeting up to 6 miles.
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By Naturenomics Team
Tue, 07/12/2016 - 05:41
The average life span for an elephant in the wild is about 50 to 70 years. The oldest elephant ever was Lin Wang, an Asian elephant, who died on February 2003 at the age of 86.
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By Naturenomics Team
Tue, 07/12/2016 - 05:44
Newborn elephants can stand up shortly after the birth. They are born blind, weighing up to 260 pounds.
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By Naturenomics Team
Tue, 07/12/2016 - 05:49
An Elephant’s skin is so sensitive that they can feel a fly landing on it
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