The Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), also called Asiatic elephant, is the only living species . They drink at least once a day and are never far from a permanent source of fresh water. They need 80– litres of water a day and use even.
Wild elephants in protected areas of Africa and Asia live more than twice as an institution can guarantee long, healthy lives for its elephants.
Asian elephants can be identified by their smaller, rounded ears. (An African elephant's ears.