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How do humans effect Africa's endangered species?   By: Torpey white
Black rhinoceros
Overview  <ul><li>Black are Africa’s tanks. </li></ul><ul><li>They have 4 inch thick skin </li></ul><ul><li>Horns that are...
Diet  <ul><li>Rhinos tend to eat fruit, grass, shoots,  bushes, and thorny wood bushes. </li></ul>
Human factor  <ul><li>Most poachers kill black rhinos for their horns or for entertainment. </li></ul><ul><li>The horns ar...
Human factor  <ul><li>Though humans have caused the deaths of thousands of rhinos, they have also made conservation areas ...
Gorillas
overview <ul><li>Gorillas are the largest primates in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>They can grow to 5,9 and 450 lbs  </li>...
Human factor <ul><li>Gorillas are very threatened in Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>They have been poached for there fur </li><...
Human factor  <ul><li>There have bean some regulations set so builders cannot build in the gorillas territory </li></ul><u...
Geometric tortoise
Overview <ul><li>The geometric tortoise only grows to 6 inches in diameter  </li></ul><ul><li>They eat leaves flowers and ...
Human factor  <ul><li>These are the most rare species tortoises </li></ul><ul><li>Poached for there decorative shells ther...
Human factor  <ul><li>Geometric tortoises now live in conservation areas. </li></ul><ul><li>There have bean laws set in pl...
Why I chose this topic. <ul><li>I chose this topic because I am a huge WWF supporter and I knew these animals were greatly...
What I already knew <ul><li>First of all I already knew these species were endangered. </li></ul><ul><li>I also knew that ...
Surprising facts. <ul><li>Rhino horns are in medicine and in jewelry  </li></ul><ul><li>Gorilla fur is valuable </li></ul>...
Questions I have <ul><li>How can I help these animals? </li></ul><ul><li>Are the protection efforts working? </li></ul>
Facts and photos provided by <ul><li>http://www.panda.org/what_we_do/endangered_species/endangered_species_list/rhinoceros...
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  1. 1. How do humans effect Africa's endangered species? By: Torpey white
  2. 2. Black rhinoceros
  3. 3. Overview <ul><li>Black are Africa’s tanks. </li></ul><ul><li>They have 4 inch thick skin </li></ul><ul><li>Horns that are 1foot 8 inches to 4 foot 4 inches </li></ul><ul><li>They are not black in color but a more dark gray or a dark yellow-brown </li></ul><ul><li>Rhinos can grow to be 5 foot 5 and 3,000 lbs </li></ul>
  4. 4. Diet <ul><li>Rhinos tend to eat fruit, grass, shoots, bushes, and thorny wood bushes. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Human factor <ul><li>Most poachers kill black rhinos for their horns or for entertainment. </li></ul><ul><li>The horns are valued for Chinese medicine and for jewelry. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Human factor <ul><li>Though humans have caused the deaths of thousands of rhinos, they have also made conservation areas for the rhinos protection. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Gorillas
  8. 8. overview <ul><li>Gorillas are the largest primates in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>They can grow to 5,9 and 450 lbs </li></ul><ul><li>They eat fruit, leaves, and shoots. </li></ul><ul><li>They have a blackish gray color to their fur </li></ul>
  9. 9. Human factor <ul><li>Gorillas are very threatened in Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>They have been poached for there fur </li></ul><ul><li>Their habitats have been destroyed </li></ul>
  10. 10. Human factor <ul><li>There have bean some regulations set so builders cannot build in the gorillas territory </li></ul><ul><li>Also many conservation areas have bean made </li></ul>
  11. 11. Geometric tortoise
  12. 12. Overview <ul><li>The geometric tortoise only grows to 6 inches in diameter </li></ul><ul><li>They eat leaves flowers and grass </li></ul><ul><li>They have a strong black and yellow pattern on their shells </li></ul>
  13. 13. Human factor <ul><li>These are the most rare species tortoises </li></ul><ul><li>Poached for there decorative shells there are only 2,000 to 3,000 left in the world. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Human factor <ul><li>Geometric tortoises now live in conservation areas. </li></ul><ul><li>There have bean laws set in place so that no one can kill one or steal its eggs </li></ul>
  15. 15. Why I chose this topic. <ul><li>I chose this topic because I am a huge WWF supporter and I knew these animals were greatly threatened. </li></ul>
  16. 16. What I already knew <ul><li>First of all I already knew these species were endangered. </li></ul><ul><li>I also knew that they were herbivores </li></ul><ul><li>I knew that they lived in Africa </li></ul>
  17. 17. Surprising facts. <ul><li>Rhino horns are in medicine and in jewelry </li></ul><ul><li>Gorilla fur is valuable </li></ul><ul><li>Geometric tortoises are the rarest species of tortoise in the world </li></ul>
  18. 18. Questions I have <ul><li>How can I help these animals? </li></ul><ul><li>Are the protection efforts working? </li></ul>
  19. 19. Facts and photos provided by <ul><li>http://www.panda.org/what_we_do/endangered_species/endangered_species_list/rhinoceros/african_rhinos/black_rhinoceros/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Rhinoceros </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.rhinoresourcecenter.com/species/black-rhino/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.savetherhino.org/etargetsrinm/site/1/default.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.worldwildlife.org/species/finder/rhinoceros/rhinos.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.earthsendangered.com/profile.asp?ID=1&sp=479 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.perlgurl.org/archives/blogpics/AfricaFieldNotes/WebRhino04.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ruralmysteries.com/images/bigfoothair1.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://yeeeah.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/gorilla.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.arkive.org/media/9D/9D1AADE2-8535-459B-8B22-40E96C515898/Presentation.Large/photo.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://ekapa.ioisa.org.za/module5/images/Psammobatesgeometricus.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.stormchaser.ca/Wildlife/Masai_Mara/Black_Rhinos_02.JPG </li></ul>
  20. 20. Thank you
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