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The Big Five

  1. 1. Elephant Country Web, 1997 Funny wallpaper love,2011 African Wildlife Foundattion, 2011 Safari Guide,2011 Tumbir, 2011 1
  2. 2. Focus for today is.. Felsinger, A 2008, ExfordyLic,Twane v.d.Westhuizen CR111 2 11/25/2012
  3. 3. ElephantsToday we will be looking at all three different species of elephants. Make sure you listen because there will be a pop quiz at the end.1. The African Bush Elephant2. The African Forest Elephant3. The Asian ElephantTwane v.d.Westhuizen CR111 3, 2011 11/25/2012
  4. 4. The first species we are looking at is the… African Bush Elephant Elephant Country Web, 1997Twane v.d.Westhuizen CR111 4 11/25/2012
  5. 5. African Bush Elephant Did you know? Did you know… that when aggravated, an African bush elephant can run up to the speed of 40km per hour Did you know…this unique African elephant drinks 190 Liters of water per day! That’s 190 of these water bottles. Did you know…that old elephants usually die because they have lost their teeth and aren’t able to chew their food, this causes them to starve to death. Marian, K 2011, African Bush Elephant: Articles, Twane v.d.Westhuizen CR111 5 11/25/2012
  6. 6. The second species is the African Forest Elephant Ttrue Wildlife, 2010Twane v.d.Westhuizen CR111 6 11/25/2012
  7. 7. African Forest Elephant Did you know?  Did you know…that this African Forest elephant is found in Central and Western Africa  Did you know…this elephant is smaller than the African Bush elephant and also has straighter, slimmer tusks, and smoother skin, allowing it to move more easily through dense forests.  Did you know…They eat more fruit than the bush elephants but they also eat branches and leaves too. Wildlife Conservation Society 2011, African Forest Elephant, www.wcs.orgTwane v.d.Westhuizen CR111 7 11/25/2012
  8. 8. The third species is the smallest of them all…. The Asian Elephant Zimbio Inc, 20111Twane v.d.Westhuizen CR111 8 11/25/2012
  9. 9. Asian Elephant Did you know?  Did you know…the Asian elephants small rounded ears are how they are recognized in the wild. Whereas all the African elephants have ears shaped like Africa.  Did you know…these elephants are a lot smaller than the African elephants and don’t usually have tusks  Did you know…even with their huge size, they can quietly move and walk around without making a sound. National Geographic: Animals 2011, Asian ElephantsTwane v.d.Westhuizen CR111 9 11/25/2012
  10. 10. Elephant Population Prof Wasser, S 2011, Center for Conservation Biology, University of Washington The data in this table shows us that by the year 2020 all African Elephants will be extinct mainly because of Ivory poaching (University of Washington 2008, ¶ 5). Poaching is when elephants get hunted for their tusks.Twane v.d.Westhuizen CR111 10 11/25/2012
  11. 11. Can Elephants Swim? In pairs have a discussion whether or not you think elephants can swim? Then lets watch the video and find out…Twane v.d.Westhuizen CR111 11 11/25/2012
  12. 12. Pop Quiz Click on the answer you think is correct. Which is the right name for an elephant? Purple Elephant African Bush Elephant Long Neck ElephantWhat does the Elephant eat? Leaves, branches or fruit Animals InsectsNext SlideTwane v.d.Westhuizen CR111 13 11/25/2012
  13. 13. Back Australian Gamer, 2010Twane v.d.Westhuizen CR111 14 11/25/2012
  14. 14. Back All Free Download, 2011Twane v.d.Westhuizen CR111 15 11/25/2012
  15. 15. Lets play a game The aim of this FUN game is to see how well you and your elephant can balance the bananas! Make sure you read the instructions before you play. Elephant Weightlifting clipartoday.comTwane v.d.Westhuizen CR111 16 11/25/2012
  16. 16. ReferencesElephant Country Web, 1997, Wallpaper love, 2011, Wildlife Foundation, 2011,, 2011,, 2011,, A 2008, ExfordyLic, controlled-elephant-hunts/, 2011,, 2011, BELnvs/s1600/elephant-picture.jpgTrue Wildlife, 2010, v.d.Westhuizen CR111 17 11/25/2012
  17. 17. Zimbio Inc, 20111, eUniversity of Washington 2008, "Ivory Poaching At Critical Levels: Elephants On Path To Extinction By 2020?."ScienceDaily, ,[Accessed13 May 2011]Prof Wasser, S 2011, Center for Conservation Biology, [Accessed 13 May 2011] You tube, 2008, Attenborough Rides an Elephant, [Accessed 13 May 2011]Australian Gamer, 2010, ml [Accessed 13 May 2011]All Free Download, 2011, [Accessed 13 May 2011].National Geographic Society, 2011, [Accessed 13 May 2011]Wildlife Conservation Society, 2011, [Accessed 13 May 2011]National Geographic Society, 2011, elephant-weightlifting/ [Accessed 13 May 2011]Twane v.d.Westhuizen CR111 18 11/25/2012