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An elephant’s nose is so long
That the elephant often trips on it
That it reaches the ground.
Its length is longer than its body
The biggest type of elephant is the _______ elephant
An elephant’s tusks are really
two teeth that grow very large
two bones that are part of the skull.
soft and spongy.
An elephant can run
faster than most people.
faster than a car on the freeway.
not at all.
The leader of an elephant herd
is called the patriarch.
is an older female.
is the strongest male.
Why do elephants sometimes roll in mud?
They think it is fun.
They use mud for camouflage.
They want to protect themselves from insects and sunburn.
What is the closest extinct relative to modern elephants?
The woolly mammoth
Every elephant grows ___ sets of molars.
Can elephants swim?
Only babies can swim; the adults are too heavy.
Elephants are still used for labor in Asia. A person who drives an elephant is called
an elephant whisperer.
How may elephants have inspired the legend of the Cyclops?
An elephant and a Cyclops look a lot alike.
They both like to eat people.
Cyclops has one eye, and the trunk hole in an elephant skull looks like a single eye socket.
In the wild, most of an elephant’s diet is
A wild elephant may eat about ___ pounds of vegetation a day.
Which type of elephant do some people revere as a god?
Which type of elephant does not have obvious tusks?
A female Asian elephant.
A female African elephant.
A female mammoth.
An elephant actually walks on its
Which of these is not true about an elephant’s trunk?
It is used to pick up water to spray it on their bodies.
It is used to show affection to other elephants.
It is used to pick up heavy things, but not to pick up something tiny like a coin.
What is an elephant’s tail good for?
It can be used as a fly swatter.
It can be used to scratch an itch.
It can be used for balance.
Why are large ears such a benefit to elephants?
They help them to hear well.
They look good.
They help to keep them cool.
Elephants can live a long time. In the wild, they can live
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