HABITAT Savanna elephants are found in habitats from open and
wooded savannas to deserts and forests. Forest… elephants are
found in dense rain forests.
DIET Savanna elephants are often found grazing on grasses,
but they also graze on a wide variety of plants and fruits. Forest
elephants feed mostly on fruit but also on leaves, grasses, seeds,
and tree bark.
THREATS Poaching for the illegal wildlife trade; human-elephant
INTERESTING FACTS Elephant calves are cared for by the entire
herd of related females. Females may stay with their maternal
herd for the rest of their lives, while males leave the herd as they
reach puberty. Show More
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