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• 1.

### An Asian elephant has how many 'fingertips' on the end of its trunk?

• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

3

• D.

4

A. 1
Explanation
Asian elephants have 1. African elephants have 2. These tips are extremely sensitive and can pick up a single blade of grass!

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• 2.

### How many sets of teeth does an elephant have in its lifetime?

• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

4

• D.

6

D. 6
Explanation
Elephants have six sets of teeth in their lifetime. As elephants are herbivores and their diet consists mainly of coarse vegetation, their teeth wear down quickly. When one set of teeth becomes worn out, it is replaced by another set. This process occurs six times throughout an elephant's life, allowing them to continue eating and digesting their food properly.

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• 3.

### How many litres of water can an elephants trunk hold?

• A.

1L

• B.

3L

• C.

5L

• D.

10L

D. 10L
Explanation
Elephants use their trunk to drink up to 150L per day

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• 4.

### How many hours does an elephant spend eating?

• A.

8 hours

• B.

12 hours

• C.

16 hours

• D.

20 hours

C. 16 hours
Explanation
Elephants are herbivores and eat lots of leafy greens

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• 5.

### How many muscles does an elephant have in its trunk?

• A.

1,000

• B.

2,000

• C.

100,000

• D.

200,000

C. 100,000
Explanation
A person only has around 650 muscles in their whole body!

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• 6.

### How many months is an elephant pregnant for?

• A.

2 months

• B.

9 months

• C.

14 months

• D.

22 months

D. 22 months
Explanation
That is the longest pregnancy of any mammal!

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• 7.

### How many teeth do elephants have?

• A.

4

• B.

8

• C.

16

• D.

32

A. 4
Explanation
Each tooth is about the same size as a brick!

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• 8.

### How much food do Asian elephants eat per day?

• A.

Between 50-100kg

• B.

Between 120-300kg

• C.

Between 300-500kg

• D.

Between 500-700kg

B. Between 120-300kg
Explanation
Asian elephants eat between 120-300kg of food per day - around 10% of their body weight. For you , that's like eating 60 jam sandwiches a day!

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• 9.

### How many Asian elephants are there in the world?

• A.

Less than 35,000

• B.

More than 35,000

A. Less than 35,000
Explanation
There are less than 35,000 Asian elephants in the world. This indicates that the population of Asian elephants is relatively small. The declining numbers of Asian elephants and the threats they face, such as habitat loss and poaching, contribute to their endangered status. Conservation efforts are crucial to protect and increase the population of these magnificent animals.

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• 10.

### How much poo does an elephant produce in a day?

• A.

5-10kg

• B.

20-50kg

• C.

50-100kg

• D.

100-150kg

C. 50-100kg
Explanation
That's about 2 wheelbarrows full that our keepers have to pick up

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