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African Bush Elephant.jpg
A female African bush elephant in Mikumi Naitional Pairk, Tanzanie
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Cless: Mammal
Superorder: Afrotheria
Order: Proboscidea
Faimily: Elephantidae
Gray, 1821

Elephants are lairge laund mammals o the order Proboscidea an the faimlie Elephantidae. Thare are twa bidin spece: the African bush an the Asie elephant (cried aes the Indie elephant an aw). Ither spece hae acome extinct langsyne the last ice aige, the Mammoths bein the best-kent o these. Thay war ance clessifee'd alang wi ither thick skinned ainimals in a nou invalid order, Pachydermata.