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Column subtraction: Lesson 2: elephants

4 - Further Challenges

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Further Challenges

Look closely at the photograph. It shows a herd of African elephants at a waterhole. Can you answer the following questions?

  • How many ears are there in the photo?
  • How many legs are there?
  • How many toes are there?
  • How many toenails are there?

(Fact: Each elephant foot has 5 toes, but not every toe has a nail. An African elephant has 5 toenails on each of its front feet and 4 on each of its back feet.)

Elephant, Watering Hole, Safari, Africa, South Africa


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Related Clip

Elephants having fun at a waterhole.

Credit: BBC Two – Waterhole: Africa’s Animal Oasis

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