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Animal - Elephant

Elephant (Loxodonta africana)

Elephant stand 360cm/144” tall at the shoulder. Even with this great size, they move silently through the bush and they can ‘disappear’ instantly by standing motionless for long periods. Elephant constantly wave their ears to expose the vein network at the back of their ears to the cool atmosphere, aiding with their internal body-temperature control. Elephant cows can be differentiated from the bulls in terms of a more angular forehead. The teats are between the front legs. A matriarch sees to the family’s needs. An Elephant in musth has a visible secretion from both sides of the head. This animal can be extremely dangerous. Distinct Elephant sound includes loud trumpeting, bowel movement sounds and high pitch squeals. Elephant enjoy mud baths, especially during the heat of the day.

 

A thick skinned animal. The best shot would be slightly quartering away, flanking the arrow behind the shoulder blade and full-on broadside, slightly behind the front leg,. The heart is quite big, comparable to the size of two footballs.

 

SCI - 100”
Rowland Ward - 80 lb.

 

 

 

Law Category Minimum Draw mass(lbs) Minimum Kinetic energy (ft/lbs) Minimum Momentum(lbs/s) T.P.I Total arrow weight required (gr.)
6 95 110 0.50-0.60 50+ 800+

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