African forest elephants are found in the jungles of the Congo basin of Africa. It is the smallest extant species of elephant, although this still makes them the third largest species of land animal. Forest elephants can be distinguished by their small size, sway backs, and large fan-like ears. Both males and females have tusks, although those of the females are usually shorter. In appearance, they are very similar to the closely related African bush elephant. They are primarily browsers.
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