Learn more about elephants and their diet, habitat, living environment, and relationship with humans. Includes many illustrations, interactive games, and videos.
In the Wild
Read descriptions and information about the Africa elephant's behavior, habitat, endangered status, and interaction with humans. NOTE: This site includes ads.
PBS: Elephant Communication
This article explains how elephants communicate with each other.
PBS: White Elephant
Read about the unique features of the white elephant. NOTE: This site includes user comments.
PBS: Elephant Video Clips
Watch PBS video clips about elephants through this site.
View live images of elephants through a webcam and learn more about the elephants who live at this sanctuary.
PBS: Gentle Giant
Learn how close elephants are with their mothers and how clever they are. There is also a short chart at the bottom comparing Asian elephants and African elephants.
Britannica Concise: Elephants
Students can read this encyclopedia entry about elephants, view photographs, and watch video clips.
Enchanted Learning: Elephant
This page includes general information about elephants. There are also many printable illustrations. NOTE: This site includes Google ads.
Nature: African Elephant
Read a brief introduction of the African elephant.
Nature: Asian Elephant
Read a brief introduction of the Asian elephant.
National Geography: Elephant Coloring Book
Click on the image for an enlarged view that you can print out and color. Also click on "African Elephant Creature Feature" for a fun multimedia section, including a video clip and maps of where elephants can be found.
National Geographic: Congo Trek: Elephant
Learn about an elephant in the Congo by listening to the audio file or viewing the video clip.
Read general information about the African elephant. Under 'Grassland Topics' choose 'Grassland Animals,' and then 'African Elephant.'
This page includes physical statistics and general facts. NOTE: This site includes Google ads.
Elephants of Cameroon
Read feature articles about the African elephant and learn more about the species and its living environment. Includes a gallery of media clips. NOTE: Includes a link to discussion boards.
Discovery School: Ivory Wars
This site has a lesson plan on the African elephant. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Fact Monster: Elephant
Read an online encyclopedia entry about elephants, including different species and the relationship between elephants and humans. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This site has fact sheets about two different kinds of elephants, including their size, population, life span, habitat, etc.
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