is one of the wild animals that has been granted a special status in
Indian culture. Be it the temples of South India or the religious
processions of North India; tribals of the North-east or the landlords
of Bihar, you may find an elephant everywhere, though in much lesser
numbers than earlier.
Brought up in the wild and then caught and domesticated, the elephant,
however close and friendly, has been a source of awe and wonder for
human beings (surprisingly, even in this jet-age).
¤ Difference Between African and Indian Elephant
The Indian Asian elephant is much smaller in size than its African
counterpart. Another distinctive difference is the length or absence of
tusks. An average male elephant stands 240-300cm tall and can weigh a