Both male and female African elephants grow tusks that grow to enormous size. These tusks can reach over 10ft (3m) in length and weight over 200lbs (90kg). In Asian species males have significantly larger tusks than the females who have little to no tusks.
A male African Elephant’s tusks can weigh more than 441 pounds (for a pair). The heaviest ones recored weighed 461 pounds. A quarter of the tusk in inside its head. And an interestning fact is that elephants favor a tusk the way we are either right or left handed.
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