It is an Endangered species.
What They Look Like
Big Toe Nails
Asian Elephants can live to be 80 years old
African Elephants can live to be 60 years old
Elephants are endangered.
The Asian and African Elephants Habitat are Forests, Woodlands, Grassy Plains, Swamps, and Deserts.
An African Elephants Climate is in the Desert,
it is hot and dry and it rarely rains
An Asian Elephants climate is also hot and dry.
The landforms near Elephants are Rivers, Grasslands, and Deserts
Elephants are hebavores
Elephants food is mostly leaves and bushes
Zoo Elephants eat 660 pounds of veggies a day
African and Asian Elephants eat roots, grass, fruit, and bark
Elephants feed themselves by sucking up food in there trunks and putting it in there mouth
Elephants also love peanuts
Elephants stay in groups called “Herds” that helps them defend themselves
The social behavior is that a male and female are very different
The female spend there lives in a family of Daughters, Sisters, Mothers, Aunts
When the group gets too big the older daughters will break off and form a new group
The males fight each other to determine who is the leader
To keep cool they suck up water in their trunk and spray it on themselves
They are not territorial…they travel a lot to find food
The babies are called “Calves”
15 minutes after the baby is born it stands
At birth the Elephant weighs about 200 pounds and stands 3 feet tall
Long trunks help it them eat or take a bath
Sharp tusks help it scare away predators
Big ears can be used to fan itself to bring it’s temperature down
Also it’s ears help it hear any danger coming