Did you know, we can now call elephants “conservationist”.
Yet they are facing many challenges, such as the need for space. Why do they need space and what contribution do they supply to the ecosystem, many may ask?
There are so many wonderful features of our great African Elephant. Besides the size, the great qualities. These animals are able to take in huge amount of vegetation and water. Yet their hearts are so big, they are so loving, you could say it could possibly outsize their ears and trunks.
Elephants symbolises human characteristics, they are emotional animals, you are able to see it, when they have been away from each other for some time and will fall on one another when groups come together. They will celebrate by making trumpet noises with their trunks and gently touch each other’s open mouths.
Did you know?
Elephants have the same lifespan as an human and their babies are very dependent on their mothers.
Through our conservation efforts worldwide, the elephant population has been growing. Yet we still face a challenge in South Africa, as the population increases, the overpopulation can destroy local ecosystems. This means that bigger grounds are needed for these animals.
According to media reports and conservation theories, they agree that larger ground is needed which is necessary for self-sustainability.
Below are some great facts about one of the largest animals in Africa.
- Elephants are able to live to be over 70 years old.
- They are the only one warm blooded wildlife that can’t jump
- Elephants have a intensely shaped cerebrum
- Their cerebrum is 3 – 4 times larger than that of people.
What are our duties as humans? What can we do to save wildlife in Africa?
Let’s educate ourselves and get to know more about these majestic elephants as they are the keystone in the environment
Did you know?
Their existence are important as they have a interrelationships with plants in the wild and other wildlife because all of nature are interconnected.