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How much does an elephant weigh?

How much does an Elephant weigh? Elephants, the world’s largest land mammals, can be split into two different genera, separating Asian and African Elephants. The genus Elaphas corresponds to Asian Elephants and includes four different subspecies. The genus Loxodonta includes two different African Elephant species. Since the different species are adapted to different environmental conditions, […]

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Elephant Biology - large adult elephant

Elephant Biology

Elephants are the largest living animals on land. The three known species are the African bush elephant, the African Forest elephant and the Asian elephant. The African bush elephants are by far the largest, growing up to 3.36 m tall and weighing up to 6,914 kg.  The African elephants are quite distinct in appearance from […]

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