Saturday, December 31, 2005

gud fella

Elephants live together in family groups with matriarch (wise experienced female) as the head . daughters and sisters stay together , and young males upto age 13 are included , howerver males are encouraged to leave and can be found in small bachelor groupings or on their own . The mother elephant look after their young longer than any other animal except humans . All members of the family assist and look after the youngsters . babies will follow their mothers and sisters or aunties and are guided by trunk touches . babies drink milk from their mothers .


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