14 Jun '11, 1am

What do elephants chew with? - - #ScienceCorner

Unlike humans and most other mammals, elephants have not two but six sets of teeth. And unlike your adult teeth replacing your baby teeth in the same locations, elephant teeth slowly move through the animal's mouth, from back to front, like a conveyor belt. Each chewing tooth can be up to 20 cm wide and weigh 4 kg.

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