Do female elephants have tusks?

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Female elephants have tusks. Asian female elephants however have short tusks known as tushes with no pulp inside. Tusks are the enlarged canine teeth of elephants.
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they have tusk because they need to defend them selfs. hi savannah.
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Elephants use their tusks for digging for roots and water, stripping bark off trees,
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All elephants, except for the female Asian species, grow a pair of tusks. Elephants will only grow one pair of tusks in their lifetime, although they do grow longer as the elephant
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They use them to dig for minerals and salt out of rocky outcrops and caves to supplement their diet. And they come in handy in a fight!
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