Five Fast and Fun Facts about Elephants:
- They are scared of Bees
- They get Sunburned (and protect themselves and the Baby Elephants of the Herd by covering themselves with Sand).
- Female Elephants have the longest gestation of all the Land Mammals (22 Months)
- African Elephants can sense Seismic Signals from the Ground with Sensory cells in their Feet. The Vibration/Sound travels up their foot/leg/shoulder into their Middle Ear.
- They have the ability to recognize themselves when shown a Mirror.
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