How Many Teeth Do Elephants Have?


Elephants have 24 teeth total. Their tusks are actually very long teeth that are present from the time of birth. Elephants have 6 sets of teeth in each jaw!
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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Proboscidea Family: Elephantidae
Elephants are the large mammals of order Proboscidea. There is only one family, namely Elephantidae, with two genera, each having one living species. Both Elephant species are herbivorous, eating grasses and other vegetation.
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