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Re: SANParks Elephants

Unread post by Leeukos » Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:28 am

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Did You Know? :hmz:
The word "elephant" is based on the Latin elephas (genitive elephantis), which is the Latinised form of the Greek ἐλέφας (elephas), which means "ivory".
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Re: SANParks Elephants

Unread post by Leeukos » Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:30 am

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The gestation period of the elephant is longer than any other land animal in the world at 22 months.
"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: SANParks Elephants

Unread post by Leeukos » Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:32 am

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The oldest known elephant in the world lived for 86 years (1917 – 2003).
"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: SANParks Elephants

Unread post by Leeukos » Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:35 am

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The African Elephant and the Asian Elephant are the only two species of elephant left in the world.
"A roaring lion kills no game."
"Until lions start writing down their own stories, the hunters will always be heroes."
"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: SANParks Elephants

Unread post by RosemaryH » Thu Sep 14, 2017 2:02 pm

Thanks Leeukos - Great pictures and interesting information :thumbs_up:
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