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Habitat

Food

Life Cycle

Fun Facts

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Asian elephants are
large mammals. They stand
about 10 feet (3 meters) tall.
Their gray skin is wrinkled.
They have fan-shaped ears
and long trunks. Males have
tusks, but females do not.

Habitat

Asian elephants live
in parts of India and
Southeast Asia. They live
in forests and grasslands.
Elephants travel far
to find food and water.

Food

Asian elephants eat leaves,
grass, and other plant parts.
They dig for roots and water
with their tusks. They reach
for fruit with their trunks.
Elephants spend most
of their day eating.

Life Cycle

Baby Asian elephants are
called calves. They weigh
about 200 pounds
(91 kilograms) at birth.
Elephants are fully grown
by age 17. They can live
to be 60 years old.

Fun Facts

  • Asian elephants are
    a little smaller than
    African elephants.
  • Elephants do not need
    very much sleep.
  • Elephants cannot jump.

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