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Some Things You May Not Have Known About Elephants Image courtesy-hedweb.com

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Elephants sweat only at their toenails. Image courtesy-2.bp.blogspot.com

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Elephants have very advanced listening capabilities and can communicate over vast distances (as far as 4 km in normal conditions) using infrasound, sound waves which humans are incapable of hearing. Image courtesy-elephant.elehost.com

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Elephants can walk or swim under water, using their trunk as a snorkel. Image courtesy-cache2.artprintimages.com

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Elephants can run up to 20km an hour. Image courtesy-gobarefooting.files.wordpress.com

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Elephants cannot walk over 12km per hour. Image courtesy-images.nationalgeographic.com

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Females can give birth to as many as 11-12 calves during their lifetime. Image courtesy-babyanimalz.com

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Pregnancy lasts 17.5 -24 months, with male infants (21 â€" 24 months) taking slightly longer than females (17.5 â€" 23 months). Image courtesy-i.dailymail.co.uk

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A newborn baby elephant weighs 80-100kg and will stand up and be able to walk within two hours. Image courtesy-i.telegraph.co.uk

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Elephants drink about 200 litres (90 gallons) of water a day. Image courtesy-3scape.com

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Elephants eat about 250kg of food a day. Image courtesy-news.nationalgeographic.com

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