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Elephant Trivia: How old do they go?

Posted by King Thibaw on Tuesday, November 3, 2009

In honor of getting one year older, I am adding some Elephant-age trivia:

Elephants live an average of 70 years, but some go into the 80′s.

According to the NY Times;  Lin Wang, originally from Myanmar, died at the age of 86. They reported that this was the oldest elephant as of 2003.

There is a report out of Taiwan that there was mail elephant, Plai Aek, who at 89 is thought to be the oldest elephant father in the world…

There are ancient relatives of the modern elephant that date back 60 Million years.

That’s Google’s story and I’m… Read the rest »