An elephant cub.

Elephants Trivia Fun Facts

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Elephants eat constantly. They have an average of 150 kg of food intake per day. They spend almost 12 to 18 hours of the day eating. It's not overeating, by the way, that is just their normal diet.

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Another talent that the elephants have is that they sleep while standing. You may think that it's hard, but they only need to sleep for about two to three hours a day.

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Usually, an elephant's skin is 2.5 centimeters thick. In order to protect their skin from sunburn, they take dust and mud baths.

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Like us, humans who greet their friends and acquaintances through a handshake or hugging, elephants also have their way of greeting other elephants by wrapping their trunks together.

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Elephants consume a lot of food. This only means that they also excrete a lot of poop. An adult elephant can produce 1000 kilograms of poop in a week. This means a ton of free fertilizer for the soil!

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Believe it or not, these poor elephants can die because of a broken heart. Once their mate dies, they refuse to eat and just lay down until they die of starvation.

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In the elephant kingdom, female elephants are called cows, while male elephants are called bulls. A baby elephant is called a calf.

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Thai elephant's poop is made into coffee. Take note that this is no ordinary coffee. It is also manufactured as one of the most expensive coffee brands in the world. What an expensive poop!

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There is no natural predator of elephants in the wild. Some lions may prey on young and weak elephants, but the number one predator that they have are humans. Sadly, due to humans' illegal poaching and destruction of their habitat, elephants are at risk.

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Elephants have the longest span of pregnancy of all the mammals. It takes 22 months before a baby elephant is born.