|Land Area||386,847 km2|
|Water Area||3,910 km2|
|Total Area||390,757km2 (#60)|
|Government Type||Semi-presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$28.33 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$1,700|
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The flag of Zimbabwe was adopted on April 18, 1980. Green, yellow, red and black are the official colors of the ZANU PF, and Pan-Africanism; the white triangle represents peace, and its black edge represents the country's new leaders.
The Soapstone Bird is the national emblem, and the red star symbolizes an international outlook.
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Zimbabwe Coat of Arms:
Zimbabwe's coat of arms features two kudus standing on top of a mound composed of wheat, cotton and maize. The kudus support a green shield displaying 14 waves of blue and white (a symbol of Victoria Falls and prosperity) with the ancient Kingdom of Great Zimbabwe represented at the base.
Transposed from the national flag is the Soapstone Bird and red star symbolizing an international outlook.
How do elephants with this condition drink water?
Elephants that are affected often need to submerge themselves into the water in order to be able to drink. This handicap can result in starvation, and some elephants have died because of their inability to feed while suffering from it.