Do elephants tusks grow back
Yes. Their tusks grow about seven inches a year, and can get up to twenty feet long! They grow continuously. ChaCha on!
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- Do female elephants grow tusks?
- No, But the males do to make them look bigger and more dominant toward other males trying to get a female
- Do baby elephants grow tusks?
- Baby elephants do not have tusks. They will start growing tusks as they grow older.
- How long does a male elephants tusk grow?
- The growth rate of tusks is at approximately 15-18 centimeters per year.The permanent tusks begin to protrude beyond the lips of an elephant at around 2-3 years of age, and will continue to grow throughout its life.
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- how long does a male elephants tusk grow?
- A: The growth rate of tusks is at approximately 15-18 centimeters per year.The permanent tusks begin to protrude beyond the lips of an elephant at around 2-3 years of age, and will continue to grow throughout its life.
- What do you think can be done to save the African Elephants from extinction?
- Q: Three main reasons for population decrease- Fast-growing African human population needs more land to grow food and is moving into elephant territory and destroying their habitat-They have been killed in great numbers for their ivory tusks. -The Sahara desert is expanding into ares that once grew trees on which elephants could feed,but now those trees are gone.
- A: Have lots of acres in different places where they live only for them and make them illegal to hunt
- If an elephant breaks its tusk does it re-grow?
- A: No, the tusk does not regrow. The elephant's tusks are actually hugely overgrown teeth, and while they do grow slowly throughout the life of the elephant, the growth occurs at the basal end. Thus, if the elephant loses the tip of the tusk, it will always appear broken, even if the overall tusk length grows.
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