10 Lines on Elephant: Elephants are one of the largest mammals on Earth. They have a gigantic body structure. Their legs are robust and resemble four strong pillars of a building. Elephants are commercially exploited for their tusks. They have large ears, and they keep fluttering now and then, resembling big hand-operated fans. In our childhood, we have heard the famous story of the elephant and the tailor. Elephants have immense physical strength, and they can be quite vindictive at times. Indian and African elephants are the two significant varieties, and they have specific differences in their physical characteristics. Elephants are common during religious processions in India. They are famous for their high intelligence quotient and ability to learn things when trained in elephant camps.
Below we have provided a few lines about Elephant, written in easy and simple words for class 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 students.
Set 1 – 10 Lines on Elephant
Ten lines on Elephant for classes 1 to 5
- Elephants are herbivores animals by nature and feed on leaves, grass and sugarcane for their living.
- They are hard workers and employed in temples, for lifting dense tree logs and other heavyweight materials.
- Forests are the natural shelters for elephants, and many of them are tamed in training camps for specific purposes.
- African elephants are much taller and more robust than their Indian counterparts and also have large, distinct ivory coloured tusks.
- Elephants are well known for their large body structure, gigantic four legs, fan-like ears, a small-sized tail, shining eyes, an overflowing trunk right from the head till the ground and black body colour.
- These massive animals were used in battlefields by kings and warfare when artilleries and armours were still not making their presence felt to the world.
- They love to eat a whole lot of grasses, tree branches, twigs, bamboo sheaths, leaves, fruits and jaggery, but all of them being vegetarian items.
- Wild elephants which are untamed and roam around freely in the jungles and can be very dangerous when they get angry.
- Tamed elephants and pet elephants are mild by nature, and they are trained for specific purposes for use in circus and temples.
- These animals are beneficial in the transportation of massive logs from their loading site to the trucks which ferry them further for distribution.
Set 2 – 10 Lines on Elephant
Few lines about Elephant for classes 6 to 8
- Elephants are dark grey or black, have distinguishing white tusks and a useful trunk which is used for eating and practical working purposes.
- They inhabit the dense jungles of India, Africa, Thailand, Burma and Cambodia and each region contributes its unique characteristic feature to their native elephants.
- These animals love to spend a lot of time in the water, so they are usually washed and cleaned in pools or large bathing tanks exclusively meant for them.
- Elephants are excellent swimmers, and they love to dive underwater in streams, lakes and ponds, especially during the scorching summer season.
- When an elephant dies, some of its body parts are extracted for commercial purposes like preparation of combs, buttons, ornamental designs, fixtures and decorative items mainly from their white tusks.
- The male species prefer to stay alone all by themselves, while the females refer company and are usually seen moving around in groups.
- This animal belongs to class Mammalia or mammals in general and can give birth to their offspring.
- The excretory dung produced by elephants is rich in nutrients, and farmers mix it with the soil in their fields to act as manure.
- People following the Hindu religion respect elephants immensely as they are considered to be Lord Ganesha’s incarnate form.
- The intelligence quotient of elephants is very high, and they love to lead a social life on the lines of human beings.
Set 3 – 10 Lines on Elephant
Ten lines on Elephant for classes 9 to 12
- An average adult elephant grows to an approximate height of metres and can weigh more than 6000 kilograms, while the smaller calves weigh up to 120 kilograms.
- Elephants have a considerable lifespan up to seventy years and can produce up to 12 calves in their entire lifetime.
- A female elephant has to complete total gestation duration of twenty-two months before it could give birth to a healthy offspring.
- The unique feature of elephants is that, in one gestation cycle, an adult can give birth to only one offspring, unlike other animals which can produce more than one offspring.
- An adult elephant is a very slow eater, and almost fifteen hours a day is dedicated to eating, and average consumption could be 127 kilograms per day.
- In the last ten years, crimes against this large animal have seen a significant rise and the world has lost more than 1, 50,000 elephants to illegal poaching activities in dense jungles.
- Elephants are killed mercilessly for their skin and hides, tusks for ivory ornaments, and it is a prominent criminal trade across countries with anti-social involvements.
- The average running speed of an elephant is around 35 kilometres per hour, but these animals possess the inability to jump owing to their large body structure.
- Communication amongst elephant members is possible by unusual sounds transmitted through the trunk called rumbles which are of shallow frequency in nature.
- The Indian wildlife protection act of 1972 accords the highest level of protection for wildlife elephants and imposes a minimum fine of INR 25,000 and imprisonment of seven years for illegal traders and offenders.