African Bush Elephant

Common Name: African Bush Elephant
Scientific Name: Loxodonta africana
Also Known As: African Savanna Elephant
Type: Elephant
Classification: Mammal
Diet: Herbivore
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
Population Trend: Decreasing
African Bush Elephant

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.

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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.

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References: Wikipedia and the IUCN Redlist.