|Common Name:||African Bush Elephant|
|Scientific Name:||Loxodonta africana|
|Also Known As:||African Savanna Elephant|
|Length:||220 – 400 cm (87 – 157 inch) (excl. tail)|
|Height:||260 – 350 cm (102.4 – 137.8 inch) (at the shoulder)|
|Weight:||2722 – 5444 kg (6,002 – 12,004 lb)|
|Top Speed:||40 kph (25 mph)|
|Life Span:||60-70 years in the wild, 17-40 years in captivity|
|Migration Habit:||Migrate during the dry season|
|IUCN Redlist Status:||Endangered|
African Bush Elephants are Mammals that are a species of Elephant. Their scientific name is Loxodonta africana.
These Mammals are Herbivores, and groups of African Bush Elephants are known as a Herd.
African Bush Elephant Habitat
African Bush Elephants can be found in many countries in Africa; these countries include Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, DR Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Eswatini.
They strive in habitats like forests, grasslands, woodlands, wetlands, and agricultural lands.
African Bush Elephant Young
These Elephants mature at the age of 10-11 years. Once matured, African Bush Elephants can have one young after a gestation period of 670 days.
African Bush Elephant young are called calves and, like most animal young, are extremely cute.