Five year old elephant with maxillary second and third molars visible. (Asian)
Same animal as in the previous photograph six months later after the loss of the left maxillary second molar.
Same animal as before at the age of 10 years showing third molars fully in occlusion with the fourth molars erupting caudally.
Numerous problems can occur to elephant molars over the long life of these animals. Please select an option below for further information: