How Do Elephants Survive in the Wild?


Elephants survive on an herbivore diet and a plentiful water source. Most elephants do not stray from the water very far, and are excellent swimmers. Due to their size and stature, the elephant has very few natural predators, but in the event a group of hyena or a large lion may threaten the elephant, it will usually be able to evade to water.
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