The memory of an elephant is legendary: Even after many years, it can still remember where to find waterholes, or recognise those elephants from which it was separated.
Elephant bulls are considerably bigger than elephant cows. Reaching heights of almost four metres, they are the second largest land animals after giraffes. They also weigh five to six tonnes, which makes them the heaviest of all land animals. African elephant bulls usually leave their herd when they are about twelve years old. By then they are grown-up enough to find their own food and defend themselves, so they move through the country with other bulls or as a loner - in search of another herd.
The Schleich figures are modelled with attention to detail, lovingly hand-painted with care, and provide children with educationally valuable playtime.
- Premium Quality
- Motif: African Elephant, Male
- Schleich Figurines are Modelled in the Finest Detail
- Helps Children Learn While They Play
- Suitable for Children Aged 3 to 8 Years
- Scientific Name: Loxodonta Africana
- Global Home: Africa
- Conservation Status: Vulnerable
- Primary Habitat: Forest, Savanna, Shrubland, Grassland
Elephants recognise their own reflection. They are among the very few animals able to do this.