The diet of an African elephant consists of roots, grasses, buds, leaves, fruits and barks. Elephants can eat up to 350 pounds of food daily. More »

Elephants are herbivores so they eat things like fruit, bark and grasses. An adult elephant can eat more than 300 pounds of food per day. 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 »

Indian elephants are mega-herbivores and consume a wide variety of grasses, shrubs, tree stems, vines, bark and roots. The type and proportions of the plants they consume are dependent on the season and their specific ha... More »

Elephants eat vegetation in the form of grasses, bushes, small plants, tree bark, twigs, fruit and roots. They spend 16 to 18 hours a day eating, which equates to about 80 percent of the day. More »

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There are two species of elephants: the Asian elephant, which lives in south and southeast Asia, and the African elephant, which lives in sub-Saharan Africa. The can be found living in the tropical forests, woodlands and... More »

Because of their size, adult elephants, including the African elephant, are classified as having no natural enemies. However, elderly, sick or baby elephants can fall prey to other animals, such as lions and crocodiles. More »