The African Bush Elephant, also known as the Savanna Elephant, can weigh up to 5.5 tonnes, making it one of the largest mammals alive!
Herbivores are animals that get their food from plants. Due to their plant based diet, herbivorous animals have mouths that have been adapted to eating plant material.
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The American Pika lives in isolated rocky areas at up to 3,000 metres in elevation and is well-adapted to cold alpine climates. Biologists fear that these hearty creatures may not survive global warming; unlike many wildlife species that are shifting their ranges north or to higher altitudes in response to changing climate, pikas have nowhere else to go.
Beavers are social animals, living in large family groups of monogamous parents, young kits, and the yearlings from the previous spring.
Masters of camouflage and expert rock climbers, this goat-like animal lives in the mountains of the Himalayas.
Black Rhinos are actually grey in colour and distinguished from their relative the White Rhino by lip shape and diet.
These majestic animals cross vast distances in huge numbers when migrating to find food and water.
They might look like a large gentle rabbit, but brown hares are powerful athletes that can reach speeds of 45mph. They’re also famous for their boxing skills!