The African Elephant  Jenny Perez  Mr. Buchmann Biology period 6
Scientific Name   <ul><li>African elephant  </li></ul><ul><li>Latin name is the “Huge Arch” (animal corner) </li></ul><ul>...
Elephant status   <ul><li>their color is usually grayish brown  </li></ul><ul><li>they weigh up to 14,000 pounds  </li></u...
Habitat  <ul><li>elephants live in African savannas </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Cefrey </li></ul>
Food source   <ul><li>They consume bark grass, leaves, twigs, various types of fruit, and seed pods </li></ul><ul><li>They...
Habitat map http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/images/range/thumbs/12392.png
Human interaction  <ul><li>The elephants can be found in zoos </li></ul>
Baby elephants   <ul><li>Mommy elephants give birth every 5 years </li></ul><ul><li>they carry the calf for 22 months </li...
Fun facts   <ul><li>elephants can live up to 70 years </li></ul><ul><li>their trunks have 100,000 muscles  </li></ul><ul><...
Works Cited   <ul><li>Cefrey, Holly. &quot;Grasslands.&quot; PowerKids Life Science, Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2011. 2...
Photo Credits <ul><li>http://www.pklifescience.com/article/392/grasslands </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pklifescience.com/a...
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  1. 1. The African Elephant Jenny Perez Mr. Buchmann Biology period 6
  2. 2. Scientific Name <ul><li>African elephant </li></ul><ul><li>Latin name is the “Huge Arch” (animal corner) </li></ul><ul><li>Source: PowerKids Life Science </li></ul>
  3. 3. Elephant status <ul><li>their color is usually grayish brown </li></ul><ul><li>they weigh up to 14,000 pounds </li></ul><ul><li>they are the world largest mammals </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Cefrey </li></ul>
  4. 4. Habitat <ul><li>elephants live in African savannas </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Cefrey </li></ul>
  5. 5. Food source <ul><li>They consume bark grass, leaves, twigs, various types of fruit, and seed pods </li></ul><ul><li>They feast upon farm crops, drink up to 30-50 gallons of water per day </li></ul><ul><li>They have a large appetite. </li></ul><ul><li>They can consume 300-400 lbs of food a day </li></ul><ul><li>Source: endangeredelephant.blogspot.com </li></ul>
  6. 6. Habitat map http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/images/range/thumbs/12392.png
  7. 7. Human interaction <ul><li>The elephants can be found in zoos </li></ul>
  8. 8. Baby elephants <ul><li>Mommy elephants give birth every 5 years </li></ul><ul><li>they carry the calf for 22 months </li></ul><ul><li>the calf weighs between 200 to 250 pounds </li></ul><ul><li>and grows 2 pounds every day </li></ul><ul><li>they can stand within an hour of birth </li></ul><ul><li>They drinks milk from its mother using its mouth </li></ul><ul><li>It takes months before they learn to use their trunk </li></ul><ul><li>Source: animalcorner.co.uk </li></ul>
  9. 9. Fun facts <ul><li>elephants can live up to 70 years </li></ul><ul><li>their trunks have 100,000 muscles </li></ul><ul><li>they sleep from 4 to 6 hours </li></ul><ul><li>they sleep standing or laying </li></ul><ul><li>their tusk often grow 8 feet long </li></ul><ul><li>they use their strength in their trunks to pull out trees </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Sackett Smith </li></ul>
  10. 10. Works Cited <ul><li>Cefrey, Holly. &quot;Grasslands.&quot; PowerKids Life Science, Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2011. 28 Apr. 2011 < http://www.pklifescience.com/article/392/grasslands > </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.animalcorner.co.uk/wildlife/elephants/elephant_about.html </li></ul><ul><li>Sackett Smith, Lucy. &quot;Elephants: From Trunk to Tail.&quot; PowerKids Life Science, Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2011. 28 Apr. 2011 < http://www.pklifescience.com/article/57/elephants-from-trunk-to-tail > </li></ul><ul><li>http://endangeredelephant.blogspot.com/2009/04/elephants-food-web-behavior.html </li></ul>
  11. 11. Photo Credits <ul><li>http://www.pklifescience.com/article/392/grasslands </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pklifescience.com/article/57/elephants-from-trunk-to-tail </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ideas-n-gifts.com/Qstore/suploads/33514.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.searchpictures.net/animals/families/baby_african_elephant.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://imagecache6.allposters.com/LRG/21/2142/MORED00Z.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_cldYzqsCtp4/Se8yuk6l4hI/AAAAAAAAABM/oigfRZ7Oep0/s1600/060214_animal_love.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.dailypictures.info/free-pictures/1565/African%20Elephants,%20Amboseli%20National%20Park,%20Kenya.jpg </li></ul>

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