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The elephant

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The elephant

  1. 1. The Elephant<br />By : Alyssa Chandler<br />
  2. 2. Physical Features <br />elephant gray<br />rough skin<br />floppy ears<br />long trunk<br />They have tiny hairs covering their body<br />When born are three feet tall and weigh 200-250 lbs<br />Teeth can chomp through branches <br />Largest land animal<br />
  3. 3. Habitat <br />African elephant lives in savanna<br />African elephant lives in forest <br />Savanna - hot - dry grass - has water<br />Grassy plains, and bushes<br />Only 2 preterdors<br />Forest-bushy-grassy plains<br /> poachers kill for tusks<br />
  4. 4. Diet/Behavior<br />grass, leaves, bamboo, bark, roots, and crops<br />elephant only has 1 baby in 4 years<br />Elephants nurse<br />Roll in mud to keep cool<br />Herds = related females oldest-biggest leads<br />Males leave herds <br />16 hours looking for food<br />
  5. 5. Fun Facts<br />Related to the mamoth and mastodon<br />Indian elephant = endangerd<br />African = threatened <br />Female smaller than male<br />Myth = scared of mice<br />Males called = bulls<br />Females called = cows<br />
  6. 6. Photos Credit<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/15745225@N00/391083642<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/35118454@N00/17436209<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/15745225@N00/3117439917<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/91799035@N00/2773359195<br />finneran, a.. walt_disney_world_06_057.jpg. October 2006. Pics4Learning. 7 Apr 2011 http://pics.tech4learning.com<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/37190955@N05/4900960516<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/7736364@N05/4833801339<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/37134561@N00/41681365<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/71438311@N00/2038380488<br />

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