Fascinating World

A small attempt to gather unusual and amazing facts about elements of Nature.


The Elephant: Some lesser known facts

Elephant, the biggest land animal, is fairly known to all. However, there are a few things which are not commonly known.

Did you know that the blunt looking trunk of the elephant is very sensitive? The trunk alone comprises of more than forty thousand muscles. The elephant can pick up even a thread from a smooth floor with the tip of its trunk. While crossing deep rivers the elephant uses the trunk like a snorkel. Continue reading