Hello kids!! Elephants form deep family bonds and live in tight matriarchal family groups led by an oldest and an experienced female and it’s known as a herd. A herd can consist of 2 to 50 elephants. The matriarch is the head of the family and the herd. These female elephants adhere to the herd structure. Most importantly the leadership will influence the nature of the herd and the relationship among the members. Sometimes the leader of a heard can easily be recognized through the external appearance. But kids what we’re going to see today is an amazing solo elephant’s journey through jungle who doesn’t have a heard. To watch more videos of solo elephants visit Amazing elephant treatment adventure | I’m a kid.
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Let’s follow an amazing solo elephant’s journey through the jungle kids!!!
Within-herds, members show loyalty, sympathy, caring and kindness for each other. When a calf is born it is raised and protected by the whole herd. Mostly the mother elephants bathe them and feed them with green leaves and various fruits. When the time arrives the eldest members train and prepares their calves for adulthood. Including how to search for food and water, and how to fulfill their specific needs within the herd, like finding a mate for each other. These elephants are herbivorous. So they eat grasses, leaves, crops and various other fruits. Also, they drink plenty of water. After they done their eating they walk by looking up for a place for cool down, especially for a bath. They also display signs of joy, anger and also they like to play with each other within the herd.
All elephants have a long trunk, and they used it for many purposes. Especially for breathing, lifting objects, bathing and also it served as a weapon. Male elephants usually leave their herd when they go through puberty. Sometimes they live alone or form small groups with other males. Elephants mostly communicate by making sounds, smelling and touching each other. They can communicate over long distance through these sounds.
The quality of relationships enjoyed within the herd plays a vital role for the long last of the herd as a whole. They travel within vast areas in search of food and water. The herd is lead by the leader, means the oldest female elephant. When traveling the herd ensure that the calves are protected from dangers at all times. They use each and every measure to ensure their safety. More than many other animals elephants value their family structure. Like humans, elephants are capable of forming very special bonds with their family members. And there have been reports of lifelong bonds between elephants. It’s really entertaining and interesting to watch their behaviors within the herd.
“A male Elephant is called a Bull”
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There are also white cranes near these elephants following them around. They eat little insects of the body of the elephants. The elephants, in turn, provide protection for them. It’s a special relationship within them. Elephants are known to develop strong, intimate bonds between each other. When one dies the herd gather around and lingering near. And they even mourn the death of their loved ones as humans do. It’s a very special feature of them. Also when one elephant is in trouble the whole herd help him out. They never abundant each other.
And also elephants are especially known for their intelligence. They can remember places and their close members of them for many years. Humans have found these responsible giants are also good workers. They carry humans and heavy loads. In the past, they were used for wars. Mostly in Asian countries. And also they often use in circuses for entertainment. They tend to sleep soon in the evening and spend their night together. These elephants are attached to their herd until adulthood and sometimes even until their death.
So, kids, that’s all we got for today’s video. I think there’re lots of things to learn from today’s video, isn’t it kids? See you soon in another fascinating video of I’m a kid.
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