This book provides a basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of elephants, Earth's biggest land animals. Learn all about one of the world's most amazing mammals — the elephant! Elephants are one of the world's most intelligent and sensitive creatures. They have amazing features, such as bendy trunks and ivory tusks, but sadly they are also hunted by people for their ivory. Learn all about what makes the biggest land mammal so special. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why elephants' trunks are so long.