Are you ready to learn about elephants?
Elephants are very big animals.
They are the heaviest animals in the world that live on land.
They are big, and gray
with big flappy ears and a long, long trunk.
Elephants can use their trunks to pick things up.
They can use trunks to throw dirt and water on themselves to help cool down.
They can use them to pick up water to drink.
They can even use them to pick up food to eat.
Elephants eat plants – a lot of plants.
Elephants eat so much that they spend almost all day eating!
Elephants live in families, called herds.
All the members of the herd work together to take care of the elephant babies.
Come on, little one!
Some elephants live in Africa, and some elephants live in Asia.
African elephants and Asian elephants look a little different.
If you want to see some elephants, try visiting a zoo near you!