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Afrikanischer Elefant

African elephant
Loxodonta africana / African elephant

Afrikanischer Elefant auf Außenanlage
Habitat
open landscapes such as savannahs and semi-deserts, gallery forests
Continent
Afrika
Food
Grasses, leaves, roots, fruits
Gestation/breeding period
22 month
Mode of life
Family structure with lead cow, bulls solitary
Class
Mammals
Order
Rüsseltiere

Did you know that?

~ 3,5 m
size

~ 7 t
weight

~ 60 years
age

How endangered are African elephants?

by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)

  • Not evaluated
  • Data deficient
  • Least concern
  • Near threatened
  • Afrikanischer Elefant auf Außenanlage
    Vulnerable
    Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically endangered
  • Extinct in the wild
  • Extinct

By the way

The African elephant already weighs more than 100 kilograms at birth.

Animal keeper hangouts and feeding times


(Afrika House)

daily
14:00 Uhr
commented meeting point
Afrikanischer Elefant

African elephant at the zoo tour

Zoo tour map




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