Elephant No. 2. The largest living land mammal, the African Elephant can weigh up to 12,000 pounds. Male elephants are called bulls whiles females are called cows. An elephants trunk has over 100,000 muscles and can be used to breath, pick things up, drink, an smell. In hot environments Elephants will suck water in their trunks and then blow it all over their body to cool themselves off.
Photograph by @paulnicklen // A huge male elephant seal arrives at South Georgia, Antarctica after a long migration. He is here for the breeding season and announces his arrival with a loud, roaring bellow to all of the females and other males resting on beach. It is an exciting time of year in the Southern Seas and truly one of my favorite places on this great planet. #followme on @paulnicklen to see what this beach looks like when it is wall to wall elephant seals and king penguins…
http://ift.tt/2spCdwv - Without the presence of dominant male elephants juvenile elephants of Pilanesberg bullied rhinos and female elephants until fully grown male elephants were introduced to quell the bad behavior.
Its time for the #GuessWhoGame! Can you recognize which of our male elephants is lounging in his pool at the #ElephantConservationandCareCenter, Mathura?