Riddle of the week
An African Elephant’s skin is all cracked.
From its trunk, to its head to its ears to its back.
There are millions of cracks, which are tiny and thin.
Can you guess why this mammal’s got cracks in its skin?
Millions of tiny skin cracks act as water channels to help elephants stay cool.
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Simple science about Elephant skin cracks.
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