- Scientific Name: Loxodonta africana
- Size: Up to 11 feet
- Weight: 31/2 – 61/2 tons (7,000 13,200 lb)
- Lifespan: 60 to 70 years
- Habitat: Dense forest to open plains
- Diet: Herbivorous
- Gestation: About 22 months
- Predators: Humans
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Mr Stuiver and Ms van der Beek, Netherlands Thanks so much for a wonderful safari experience, this and last week. We had a great trip, saw gorillas, lions, buffalos, elephants etc. The trip was well organized, lodges were OK (in line with expectations, not so much luxury). Our guide Abasi drove very well, also considering the […]
Most lions drink water daily if available, but can go four or five days without it. Lions in arid areas seem to obtain needed moisture from the stomach contents of their prey.
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