The India elephant is one of among the three races of the Asian elephant. They have longer front legs, are larger, and have a thinner body than compared to the Asian elephant found in Thailand. Elephants are the largest existing land-dwelling mammal and in the animal kingdom it has the largest brain. They comes in brown to dark grey in colour and their bodies are covered with sparsely long and coarse hair.
In general, the weight of the Indian elephant ranges from 3 to 5 tons. They eat banana, sugarcane, leaves, bamboo, roots, grasses and bark. They can easily climb mountainous terrain and move swamps easily.