|Scientific Name||Elephas maximus sumatranus|
Sumatran Elephant Description
- The Sumatran elephant has lighter skin color as compared to the India elephants.
- They have comparatively shorter tusks.
- Elephants drink 80 – 100 liters of water a day.
- The Sumatran elephant weighs 10 times as much as a large Siberian tiger.
Size & Weight
- WEIGHT: 2,000 and 4,000 kg (4,400 and 8,800 lb)
- SHOULDER HEIGHT: 2 and 3.2 m (6.6 and 10.5 ft)
2,400 – 2,800
- 60 years max. (wild)
- 75 years max. (captivity)