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Definition of Anatomy Elephants are the largest living terrestrial animals.
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African bush elephants are the largest species, with males being 304–336 cm (10 ft 0 in–11 ft 0 in) tall at the shoulder with a body mass of 5.2–6.9 t (5.7–7.6 short tons) and females standing 247–273 cm (8 ft 1 in–8 ft 11 in) tall at the shoulder with a body mass of 2.6–3.5 t (2.9–3.9 short tons).
Male Asian elephants are usually about 261–289 cm (8 ft 7 in–9 ft 6 in) tall at the shoulder and 3.5–4.6 t (3.9–5.1 short tons) whereas females are 228–252 cm (7 ft 6 in–8 ft 3 in) tall at the shoulder and 2.3–3.1 t (2.5–3.4 short tons). African forest elephants are the smallest species, with males usually being around 209–231 cm (6 ft 10 in–7 ft 7 in) tall at the shoulder and 1.7–2.3 t (1.9–2.5 short tons).
Male African bush elephants are typically 23% taller than females, whereas male Asian elephants are only around 15% taller than females. (Wikipedia) Internal relevant links on website www.elephant.se
Anatomy mentioned in The Elephant Database
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Anatomy. 4 elephants in the elephant database match the word Anatomy
Koehl, Dan, (2023). Anatomy. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/index.php?id=31. ( archived at the Wayback machine)
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