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African Male elephants leave their natal group at puberty and tend to form fluid alliances with other males. This species lives up to around 70 years, with females mostly fertile between 25 and 45. Males need to reach more than 20 years of age in order to successfully compete for mating. Amboseli males are one of the largest in the continent.

African Male elephants leave their natal group at puberty and tend to form fluid alliances with other males. This species lives up to around 70 years, with females mostly fertile between 25 and 45. Males need to reach more than 20 years of age in order to successfully compete for mating. Amboseli males are one of the largest in the continent.

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