The trunk alone can weigh as much as kg and can be a used as a deadly weapon. Overall, the literature indicates that HRV is a reliable indicator of stress in domesticated species. Where once elephants roamed across the whole of Africa, they are now limited to conservation areas and the Savannah. Females' tusks weigh approximately 40 pounds each. Reviewed 17 October
Here are a few ways to tell them apart: Steph, I freaking love the white elephant gift. I am almost inclined to agree with Roger that the first photo is a fake. Other ways to have a laugh. There are now only an estimated , African elephants left in the wild. Elephants also have rather large ears. Rumour has it that elephants mate for life.
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Using the procedure previously described, an NBC using 2 features was optimized on the training set of 24 samples and tested on the unseen test set of 13 samples. It doesn't offend me, but it's kind of sad that all these women think it's funny and don't mind being referred to in an offensive way. The largest elephant on record was an adult male African elephant. I love his Sea of Fertility tetrology! Table 1 Geometric means and standard deviation of HRV variables.