The African elephant is the world's largest land mammal. The males average up to 3m tall and can weigh up to 6 tonnes. It is reported that wild elephants can live for up to 60-70 years. Click here for more info.
The African elephant is native to: you guessed it, Africa.
Here's a picture of the friendly,
family oriented pachyderm
The Elephant's skin is thick is and dry.
Some may even like to compare it to the surface of Mars.