The Largest Herbivore
The Physical Characteristics
As its name suggests, this kind of animal can only be found exclusively in Sumatra. One city that is most well known to have a high population of Sumatran Elephant is Lampung. The Sumatran Elephant is also known by the locals as Gajah Sumatra or Elephas Maximus. They can distinguish by other elephants because they have smaller ears than the African Elephant. They Sumatran Elephant also have a more curved spine than the African elephant. Another distinguishing feature is the tusks. The female Sumatran elephant rarely have tusks and even when they do, the tusks are barely visible from a glance. You can actually see the female Sumatran Elephant tusks when they open their mouth.