African Elephant

African Elephant

Apart from Asian elephants there are also African elephants in the Berlin Tierpark. Here are the characteristics of the African elephants in comparison to the Asian elephant.

Ears large
Toes 3-4
Visible tusks both sexes
Forehead middle hump
Back straight
Trunk two fingers
Size 3-4m
Habitat all areas without deserts
Weight at birth 115-120 kg
Expectation of life 50-70 years

This is the a part of a series about the “Tierpark Berlin” (animal park in berlin). Each episode will present a animal, which you can observe there.

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