The African elephant weighs between 5,000 and 14,000 pounds, according Africa-Wildlife-Detective.com, while the Asian elephant weighs between 4,500 and 11,000 pounds. At the shoulder, the African elephant is 8.2 to 13 fe... More »

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Elephants cannot jump and cannot perform gaits, such as the trot or gallop, in which all four feet are off the ground at some point. Their fastest gait is similar to a running walk, and they can reach speeds of 15 miles ... More »

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Elephants are considered the strongest mammal and strongest land animal, as they can carry up to 9,000 kilograms, which in turn equals the approximate weight of 130 adult human beings. An elephant's trunk consists of ove... 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 »

The African elephant, or loxodont, is the largest living elephant species. Adult African elephants can stand more than 12 feet tall and can weigh over 14,000 pounds. More »

One subspecies of African elephant, known as the forest elephant, lives in the rain forest. The forest elephant lives in the equatorial forests in the central and western regions of the African continent. 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 »