African Savannah Elephant - Loxodonta africana

Photos of elephants taken in southern Africa.

Species Outline

Latin Name:Loxodonta africana
Order:Proboscidae
Family:Elephantidae
Collective Noun:Parade, herd
Weight Male:5,000-6,200 kg
Weight Female:2,500-3,500 kg
Shoulder Height Female:3,2-3,8 m
Shoulder Height Male:2,4-3,4 m
Tail Length:±1,5 m
Total Length Female:7-9 m
Total Length Male:6,5-8,5 m
Number of Teats:2 pectoral
Number of Teeth:28

Species Details

This will be a bit of information about the African elephant for people who want to know more about them.