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Fun fact #4...

Updated: Oct 5

Today, the animal of the day is Elephants...

Name: Elephants ( Three species are currently recognized: the African bush elephant, the African forest elephant, and the Asian elephant )

Conservation status: African elephants are being killed for their ivory at such a rate that most large groups could be extinct by 2020.

What do elephants eat: Elephants consume grasses, small plants, bushes, fruit, twigs, tree bark, and roots.

Where do they live: It depends on the species

More fun facts: - They're the world's largest land animal.

- You can tell the two species apart by their ears.

- Tree bark is a favorite food source for elephants. It contains calcium and roughage, which aids digestion.

Stayed tuned for more Into our Wild facts and if you want to suggest an animal send us a mail using - Kara.


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