Sicilian Dwarf Elephant

Dwarf Elephant

Scientific name Elephas falconeri Scientific classification Phylum Chordata Class Mammalia Order Proboscidea Family Elephantidae When did it become extinct This elephant became extinct around 10,000 years ago. Where did it live This animal was endemic to some of the Mediterranean islands and many remains have been found in Sicily. Today, the multitude of islands that dot the Mediterranean are where many Europeans choose to spend their summer vacations. Long before these islands became...