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NATIONAL ELEPHANT APPRECIATION DAY – September 22

National Elephant Appreciation Day - September 22

National Elephant Appreciation Day – September 22

NATIONAL ELEPHANT APPRECIATION DAY

National Elephant Appreciation Day is celebrated every year on September 22.

People of all ages are fascinated by elephants.  They are larger than life and highly intelligent animals.  The average life span of an elephant is 60 to 70 years and they are develop remarkably close family bonds.  They are very playful animals who love to frolic in the water.  Elephants are herbivorous animals who will eat almost any type of plant from grass to trees.  In captivity they are also very fond of cabbage, lettuce, bananas, apples and many other types of fruits and vegetables.

CELEBRATE

Show your appreciation today by visiting the elephants at your local zoo. Post on social media using #ElephantAppreciationDay to encourage others to do so as well.

HISTORY

National Elephant Appreciation Day originated in 1996.

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  1. What to Read Wednesday: Elephants - Just Jeanae - September 17, 2014

    […] week we are talking about elephants. Why? Because September 22 is a quirky holiday: National Elephant Appreciation Day. HA! I will gladly celebrate the holiday by sharing a few of my family’s favorite elephant […]

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