elephant-closeup.jpgElephants Written by Holly Checked by Sara They mostly live in South Africa. Elephants can live in almost any habitat in Africa. Elephants consume 5% of weight by drinking 30 50 gallons of water. They are afraid that the human populations will increase. The male elephant grows 18 to 21 feet and up to 13,200 pounds. The female weighs half the size. http://www.southafrica-travel.net/Tiere/e_elefant.htm http://www.awf.org/content/wildlife/detail/elephant http://www.kidsplanet.org/factsheets/elephant.html