11 Reasons Why Elephants Are the Best Animal on the Planet
by N/A, 9 years ago | 1 min read| 18034
Because everything they do is pure awesome.
1. Elephants Are Family-Oriented.
A matriarch controls each and every elephant herd; they adhere very strictly to this family unit.
2. They recognize themselves in the mirror.
They are one of the few species on the planet capable of understanding their own reflection.
3. Their insanely good at remembering things.
Information can be recalled to memory that occurred years in the past.
4. They have their own language.
The way they move, even just how their trunk's swing side-to-side, is believed to be their primary form of communication.
5. They're emotional.
Elephants have been studied extensively, and scientist conclude they can comprehend grief, joy, anger, and a desire play.
6. They're vegetarian.
Elephants actually spend up to 16 hours a day eating (just) plants.
7. They're adept swimmers.
Their trunk is a major advantage; they use it as a snorkeler to inhale underwater.
8. It takes a pregnant elephant 2 years to give birth.
This is longer than ANY animal in the world, with an average gestation period of 22 months!
9. They have their own funerals.
When an elephant dies, others from the community gather to mourn their loss.
10. They have the largest brains.
Seriously, their is not a larger brain in the entire animal kingdom!
11. They come their own air-conditioning.
The elephant's ears have millions of veins, which actually act as a natural means to conduct heat and naturally cool them off.
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