Cow elephants are known for their strong maternal instincts. Their main roles are to raise their young and lead their herd once they are old enough. They learn these skills from older generations as they remain with the female herd for as long as they live.
The bull elephant is the largest terrestrial animal, weighing a tremendous 6000 kilograms, and standing 3 meters high. They generally reach their full size at ages 35-40, halfway through their lifespan (60-70 years). Their tusks are large and grow 7 inches per year.
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