Quick Answer: Can Elephants Fly On Planes?


Elephants can be transported via planes.

They require training to handle the experience well and also may need to be sedated.

3 Toronto Zoo elephants trained for California flight is an article about how it can be done.

What is the speed of an elephant?

African elephants can run at speeds of up to 40 km/h (25 mph), although most African elephants are more likely to have a top speed of 25 kph (around 15 mph). However, that’s just one part of the story. When elephants are at top speed there is always one of their feet on the ground, so technically they don’t run at all.

How much does it cost to ship an elephant?

Woodland Park Zoo estimates it will cost $111,000 to ship its two Asian elephants to their new home at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

Can Dumbo fly in real life?

Armed with a magical feather (so far as he knew), Dumbo was able to use his ears to take flight. In truth, the juvenile elephant achieved flight through a combination of belief and a pair of supersized ears capable of producing lift.

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