Artist: Kalungi Godfrey

Kinyarwanda name: Inzovu

Scientific name: Loxodonta

Gestation period: 22 months

Life span 60-70 years

Height: 3.2 meters (male) 2.2-3.4 meters (female)

Their Tusks are upper incisor teeth

The most active tusk is always shorter

They eat constantly (300-600 pounds of food per day)

They are the largest land animals (blue whales are larger than elephants)

They have the longest nose

Female elephants get pregnant for 2years

They use mud as sunscreen

They can’t jump

They communicate with each other over far distances

In Rwanda visit Akagera National park

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