The biggest animal in the jungle is the elephant. Elephants are massive animals, weighing in at around two hundred sixty to two thousand pounds and standing up to seven feet tall at the shoulder. They are herbivores, eating mostly grasses, leaves, and bark. Elephants are social creatures, living in family groups led by a matriarch. They communicate using a variety of sounds and gestures, including trumpeting, ear flapping, and trunk waving. elephants are intelligent animals; they have been known to use tools and show empathy for other creatures.