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Indian elephants in Chinnar wildlife sanctuary

The Indian elephant which is classified scientifically under the name elephas maximus indicus, is one of the four subspecies of Asian elephant. They are of the Elephantidae family under the Mammalia class.

The wild Indian elephants live in scrub-forested lands which contain open space and grasslands. They are nomadic in nature and they migrate from one habitat to another. They live in herds and the group is lead by an elderly female.

An Indian elephant usually is 6.4 meters tall. Unlike other mammals, the long trunk, which is a combination of upper lip and nose, is an attraction of elephants. The male elephant can be identified by the superior height and tusks which are absent in females. The video is shot from Chinnar Wildlife sanctuary in Idukki district of Kerala.