Elephant in 10 languages. Which language are you learning at the moment?
Elephants are beloved by many, yet African elephants have been classified as Vulnerable and Asian elephants as endangered, largely due to habitat destruction and poaching. In the past they were used in wars and are still working animals in Asia. The practice of including elephants in circuses has become controversial as research shows that they are highly intelligent. In the wild elephants have been known to live for up to 70 years.