Elephants are large mammals of the family Elephantidae and the order Proboscidea. Traditionally, two species are recognized, the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) and the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus). Elephants are scattered throughout sub-Saharan
Fur and Feathers by Claire Llewellyn. Part of the brand-new Kingfisher Readers series, this colorful title features photographs of mammals and birds and text that describes the differences between them.