The African elephants are basically a part of the genus Loxodonta. It basically means oblique sided tooth. This description perfectly matches these huge animals whose two teeth are actually obliquely placed. The interesting thing about these elephants is that at the age of 40 to 60 years they lose their last pair of canine and that is why they die due to possible starvation. Now you can actually see the African elephant right from your home. Well, just explore the huge collection of pictures that we have and simply download the best one that suits your taste.