Fun facts about elephants

Elephants are pretty unique animals and have some very interesting features. Here are some fun facts about elephants.

1. Elephants are the largest land mammal in the world
2. Elephants are herbivores: they eat only plants, grass and fruit – they don’t eat meat.
3. Elephants are vulnerable to sunburn
4. Elephants are the only that cannot jump.
5. Elephants can swim. They can use their trunk to breathe like a snorkel in water.
6. Elephants experience many of the same emotions as people do such as grieving – something only humans do
7. Elephants are afraid of sounds and small, fast objects they can’t locate such as small dogs.

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