Schleich Wild Life - Asian elephant calf

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SKU: SC14755

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Asian elephant calf

Even though you cannot see it so well on the adult animals: Elephants have hair, especially on the head and the back. You can see the funny fuzzy hair on baby elephants particularly well.

Asian elephants generally have significantly more hair on the head and back than their African relatives. The very fact that they have hair at all, is surprising. After all, a thick fur is well known for keeping you warm, which seems rather impractical in the tropical heat. Their hair is, however, very fine. When a fresh gust of wind blows through the thin fuzz, it cools them down. Elephants even have hairs on their tusks. Just like cat whiskers, they serve to sense the environment.

Fun fact: Whereas there are around 500,000 - 700,000 elephants living in Africa, there are only just under 40,000 animals in Asia.

Item number: 14755

Dimensions: 8.5 x 3 x 4.8 cm (W x D x H)

(SC14755)

SKU SC14755
Barcode # 4005086147553
Brand Schleich
Shipping weight 0.3000kg
Shipping width 0.030m
Shipping height 0.050m
Shipping length 0.090m
Unit of measure Each

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