There are two types of elephants that can be found in Africa, The Bush elephant and the Forest elephant. This is the largest land mamal and it is remarkably adaptable. Elephants are found in deserts, savannahs and rain forests. These mamals can weigh up to 10,900 kg. It is said that elephants are peaceful until threatened, although they have no natural predators, they may feel threatened by Humans when they get too close.