Elephant in Kruger National Park, South Africa. The elephant (Loxodonta Africana) is the world’s largest land mammal, and weighs up to 7 tonnes and reaches heights of 3.3 m at the shoulder. Elephants can live to a potential age of 70 years. The massive tusks of older bulls can weigh up to 50 or 60 kilograms, but tusks weighing up to 90 kilograms have been recorded PHOTOGRAPHY: Wildlife in Africa Canon PowerShot S51S FEATURED in Canon Photography Only 25 Febr. 2012. FEATURED in Welcome to the Jungle 26 Febr. 2012 FEATURED in African Art and Photography 26 April 2013. FEATURED in Let Animals stay free 15 May 2013.