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 There are two distinct species of African
elephants—the savanna (or bush) elephant and the forest
elephant. Show More
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