Above is a picture of a parade of elephants. These unique creatures are the largest land mammals on Earth! They make their homes mainly in sub-Sahara Africa and throughout the rain forest. They may be stereotypical to Africa, but they are a great symbol of the strength of this continent.
African Elephant Fast Facts~ Mammal Diet: Herbivore Average life span in the wild: Up to 70 years Size: Height at the shoulder, 8.2 to 13 ft (2.5 to 4 m) Weight: 5,000 to 14,000 lbs (2,268 to 6,350 kg) Group name: Herd Protection status: Threatened Size relative to a 6-ft (2-m) man: