Asian Elephant

Asian Elephant

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

Ears small
Toes 4-5
Visible tusks only men
Forehead bulges
Back round
Trunk one fingers
Size 2.5-3m
Habitat rain forest
Weight at birth 105-110 kg
Expectation of life 40 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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