Elephants are considered to be adults at about 18 years of age, and live to approximately 70 years, much the same as humans. Both males and females begin mating in order to reproduce when they are 20 years old. They will continue to mate and give birth until they are about Elephants eat roots, grasses, fruit, and bark, and they eat a lot of these things. An adult elephant can consume up to pounds of food in a single day.
Adult elephant walks through the long red-oat grass of the Masai Mara. Blue sky background and space for text. Adult elephant, loxodonta africana, walks through. Adult elephant in the breeding centre Chitwan National Park. Nepal. Adult elephant drinks water on hot day in Samburu. Kenya. Elephants can live to be over 70 years Some of the adulthood-cycle experiences of an elephant are very similar to Both will continue to reproduce until mid-life; a cow typically produces a single calf, and will have babies up to around fifty years old. The elephant also experiences post-reproductive symptoms.