Tuesday, January 5, 2010

And he Never Forgets, Either

The African Elephant 

--Male elephants are usually about 20 ft/6.1m long
--In one year an elephant can drink 15,000 gal/57,000 liters of water
--A male african elephant may need to consume over 70,158 calories a day in vegetation.
--Female gestation (length of pregnancy) in elephants is 22 months - almost 2 years
--African elephants weigh 198-264 pounds (90 to 120 kilograms) at BIRTH.
--African elephants can reach over 15,000  pounds in weight.

Conclusion: The African Elephant weighs more than me.

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