From the savanna’s of africa come the beautiful african elephant. The elephant has a very unique trunk which is a sensitive organ. It is used to smell, touch and grip things, just like your hand. This schleich animal figurine would make a great gift for kids learning about animals, their habitats, cool features and traits. The schleich african elephnat is a great tool to encourage imaginative play, as your child uses pretend play and act out the everyday life of an elephant, they are also using various sounds supporting speech development.