Curious elephactoid No.1

Asian elephants came from Africa.

Fossil records suggest the genus Elephas, of which Asian elephants are the last surviving species in Asia, first originated in Sub-Saharan Africa in the Pliocene (5.3 to 2.5 million years ago), and emigrated  to Asia.

The new novel Padma and the Elephant Sutra can be downloaded Here

Sketch by Francesca Lindsay-White

 

 

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