The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) gives the average weight of an African elephant as 6 tons. The typical weight of an African elephant varies according to the animal's gender and age. More »

An adult male African elephant can weigh up to 16,538 pounds. Their massive size requires them to eat between 220 to 440 pounds of vegetation per day. Males can grow to a height of 11 to 13 feet and a length of up to 30 ... More »

A tusk from an adult male elephant weighs between 100 and 175 pounds, according to SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment, while a tusk from an adult female elephant weighs between 40 and 44 pounds. The heaviest tusk ever reco... More »

The average African elephant weighs between 2.5 and 7 tons, and the average Asian elephant weighs anywhere from 2.5 to 5.5 tons. Given its size, the African elephant is the largest living land mammal on Earth. More »

The average adult female white rhinoceros weighs 1.8 tons, while the average adult male weighs 2.3 tons. In terms of size among land mammals, the rhinoceros is second only to elephants. More » Pets & Animals Mammals Elephants

The African elephant weighs between 4 and 6.5 tons. The smaller Asian elephant weighs between 3 and 4.59 tons. Male elephants are a bit larger than females elephants. More »

According to National Geographic, the average African elephant weighs between 5,000 and 14,000 pounds, while the average Asian elephant weighs 4,500 to 11,000 pounds. The African elephant lives up to 70 years, and the As... More »