Safari! Animal #17 - It always 'nose:' the elephant.

Tembo in Swahili means elephant (so does ndovu). Of course you know that elephants are the largest land animals. But did you know that they are larger than most other mammals - and most people - on the very day that they are born? Elephants usually greet the world weighing over 250 pounds! Well, they ought to: they spend twenty-two months - almost two full years - inside their mothers before making their grand entrance! Then, once they're out, they drink their mothers' milk for another two full years.

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