How Much Do Elephants Weigh in Tons?

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African bush elephants, the largest species of their kind, can weigh up to 11 tons and measure 10 to 13 feet in height at the shoulder. African forest elephants can reach up to 6.6 tons and almost 10 feet in height. Asian elephants are the smallest and weigh up to 5.5 tons and can grow to be almost 10 feet tall.

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