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The biggest kind of elephant lives in Africa.

Another kind lives in places like India and Thailand.

Elephants are the biggest animals that live on the land.

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Some elephants have big teeth called tusks.

Elephants have big ears that help them keep cool.

 

 

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Elephants live in big groups called herds.

Elephants have long noses called trunks.

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They suck up water, pick up food and pat each other with their trunks.

 

Elephants eat only plants.

They eat lots of plants each day.

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Elephants drink lots of water each day.

They enjoy playing in the water to cool down.

A baby elephant is called a calf.

Its father is called a bull and its mother is called a cow.

A new calf drinks its mother's milk.


Words

elephant (say ell-uh-funt)

  • The biggest animal that lives on land.

Thailand (say tie-land)

  • A hot country in Asia.

Animal Allsorts, an animal alphabet:

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