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African Bush Elephant.jpg
African elephant in Mikumi Naitional Pairk, Tanzani
Scienteefic clessification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Mammal
Superorder: Afrotheria
Order: Proboscidea
Family: Elephantidae
Gray, 1821

Elephants are lairge land mammals o the order Proboscidea an the faimlie Elephantidae. Thare are twa bidin spece: the African Bush an the Asie Elephant (alsa cried aes the Indian Elephant). Ither spece hae acome extinct langsyne the last ice aige, the Mammoths bein the best-known o these. Thay war ance classified alang wi ither thick skinned ainimals in a nou invalid order, Pachydermata.