The African elephant is the largest of land mammals; it can bust the scales at 6 tons and reach a height of 13 feet. The N.C. Zoo has a total of six, both males and females.
The African elephant is the largest of land mammals; it can bust the scales at 6 tons and reach a height of 13 feet. The N.C. Zoo has a total of six, both males and females. N.C. Zoo
The African elephant is the largest of land mammals; it can bust the scales at 6 tons and reach a height of 13 feet. The N.C. Zoo has a total of six, both males and females. N.C. Zoo

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