Category: National Geographic

When you think of elephants, their incredible trunks are often the first thing that comes to mind. But there’s a whole lot more to the creature than a funny-looking nose. Did you know that one elephant can eat 300 pounds (136 kilograms) of food in one day? Elephants can also use their trunks as snorkels when they wade in deep water! How cool is that!
To learn more about these fascinating creatures check out National Geographic’s Creature Feature on the African Elephant. There you can find plenty of other facts and incredible images.
Recently Flora Shyviolet asked Dr. B a great question about elephants: “How strong is an elephant’s trunk?”
Click the video below to see his response: