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African Elephant (Welcome Books)

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Published by Children"s Press (CT) .
Written in English

  • Mammals,
  • General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • African elephant,
  • African elephants,
  • Elephants,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Children: Kindergarten

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9771819M
    ISBN 100516243012
    ISBN 109780516243016

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African Elephant (Welcome Books) by Edana Eckart Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Elephant Whisperer (Young Readers Adaptation): My Life with the Herd in the African Wild by Thea Feldman, Lawrence Anthony, et al.

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The African elephant lives in Africa. They range throughout sub-Saharan Africa and the rain forests of central and West Africa. Aa is for Africa Bb is. How to Be an Elephant book.

Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The savanna is not an easy place to live, even for African e /5. When an elephant drinks, it sucks as much as 2 gallons ( liters) of water into its trunk at a time. Then it curls its trunk under, sticks the tip of its trunk into its mouth, and blows.

Out comes the water, right down the elephant's throat. Since African elephants live where the sun is usually blazing hot, they use their trunks to help them keep cool. The African Elephant book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for African Elephant book.

From The National Audubon Society, an internationally known organizat 3/5(2). Bythe African elephant population had dropped to an estimated 10 million. Elephant slaughter increased in the s, where it is estimated that elephants were killed per day.

Inthe elephant is listed as threatened under the United States’ Endangered Species Act. This limited the trade of some ivory. African Elephant: Amazing Photos & Fun Facts Book About African Elephant Elephants are one of the big animals that we often find in the jungle and zoos.

Aside from that, they are also known especially for their curved tusks, wide ears and long trunks. Did you know that there are Author: Rita Terry.

The African savanna, or bush, elephant (Loxodonta africana), is the largest living land animal, with males, known as bulls, weighing up to nine tons each. Its cousins, the African forest elephant (L. cyclotis)—considered by some authorities to be a subspecies—and the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)—comprising three subspecies—are.

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The African Hunter Guide to Ndlovu The Art of Hunting the African Elephant by Richard Harland was published by African Hunter Magazine in This one has some issues such as bumping to corners, dust jacket wear but these are cosmetic issues and the book is fine otherwise.

It is printed on coated paper with pages. Shipping is free by Seller Rating: % positive. The African elephant has wrinkly gray skin, a swayed back, and two tips at the end of its trunk that it can use like fingers to pick stuff up.

Indian elephant - The Indian, or Asian, elephant is smaller than the African elephant and has smaller ears. They have more of a humped back and only one fingerlike tip at the end of their trunk.

DiSilvestro offers an "account of people's relationship with and knowledge of the African elephant. {He discusses} elephant evolution, early references to elephants by Greeks and Romans, African explorers and hunters' experiences, the ivory and slave trade, elephant biology, modern ivory poaching and trade, recent conservation efforts, and finally the problems that elephants face today.".

Loxodonta africana - The African Elephant. The African Elephant is the largest living land mammal, one of the most impressive animals on earth. The Elephant's muscular trunk serves as a nose, hand, extra foot, signaling device and a tool for gathering food, siphoning water, dusting, digging and.

Get this from a library. The African elephant. [John Albert Torres] -- Describes the characteristics of the African elephant, the fight to stop poachers from killing them, their loss of habitat, and conservation efforts to keep them from becoming extinct.

Includes. The Great Elephant Census spanned 18 countries andmiles, making it the largest, most comprehensive survey of African elephants ever. But the results, released inwere sobering: Justsavanna elephants were found across their current range—a 30% drop in seven years. Last Chain on Billie: How One Extraordinary Elephant Escaped the Big Top- Carol Bradley (): Against the backdrop of a glittering but brutal circus world, this book charts the history of circus elephants in America and follows the story of one very mistreated circus elephant and the journey that led her to sanctuary.

Topsy- Michael Daly (): Inan elephant named Topsy was. The African elephant has two finger-like extensions at the tip of the trunk that allow it to grasp and bring food to its mouth. The Asian elephant has only one, and relies more on wrapping around a food item and squeezing it into its mouth.

Asian elephants have more muscle Class: Mammalia. Cute and funny baby elephants. Baby elephants playing, cuddling, racing, swimming, dancing and more. Puppies & Babies & Kitties OH MY.

New videos all the time. Subscribe: African Elephant, Paperback by Felix, Ina, ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US African Elephant: Children Book of Fun Facts & Amazing Photos on Animals in Nature - A Wonderful African Elephant Book for Kids aged Award-winning author-illustrator Katherine Roy's How to Be an Elephant delves into the intricate family dynamics at play in a typical African herd.

Drawing upon the latest scientific research and Roy's own expedition to Kenya, and brimming with lush watercolor illustrations and detailed diagrams, this book vividly portrays the life and. African Elephant. Latin Name. Loxodonta africana. Description. Large Gray- wrinkled skinned, sparse haired, large African continent shaped ears, and a concave sloped back.

Both male and female African elephants have large tusks. Size. Adults weighing 8, lbs. Height ft. tall. Lifespan. The Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) are smaller than their African savannah relatives (Loxodonta africana) and have many other physical features that distinguish ears are smaller and the back is more rounded so that the crown of the head is the highest point of the body.

One of the characteristic features of an elephant are the modified incisor teeth which are known as tusks, however Length: 18 – 21 ft. Experience first-hand how our animal care staff ensure our African elephants are maintaining optimal health and welfare.

See the state-of-the-art elephant barn, talk to the team who provide daily care and get closer to an African elephant than ever before. Elephant's favorite food is acacia. If ants crawl on the tree, elephants will move away from the tree because ants can injure elephant's sensitive trunk. Trunk is a large and muscular fusion of elephant's nose and upper lip.

Young elephants (babies) suck their trunks just like human babies suck their thumbs. This provides comfort. African Elephant Population African elephants are rated ‘Vulnerable’ by the IUCN.

The African elephant population is estimated at aroundindividuals, however, numbers in the last century were estimated to be between 3 and 5 million.

Elephant pregnancies are the longest of any mammals, a full 22 months. Africa lost more thanelephants between andthe worst poaching surge since the s, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

Now there's a. Elephants are large mammals of the family Elephantidae and the order Proboscidea. Three species are currently recognised: the African bush elephant, the African forest elephant. There are two types of elephants: the Asian elephant and the African elephant.

Both female and male African elephants have tusks which they use to help find and dig for food. Only the male Asian elephant has tusks. They also use their tusks to help dig for water. Elephants can grow over 13 feet tall and weigh up to 15, pounds.

“The Elephant Whisperer is every bit as much a page-turner as a novel. Anyone who remembers Born Free, a personal story of tamed East African lions, will hope this book, too, is destined for the screen.” —San Francisco Book Review - Less Author: Lawrence Anthony.

The African elephant is the largest and most powerful of all living land mammals. Adults can measure up to 11ft high at the shoulder and weigh in excess of 6 tonnes.

Adult African elephants can eat kg or more of foliage, grass, small branches and fruit in one day and also drink litres of water. The largest elephant on record was an adult male African elephant. He weighed ab pounds (10, kilograms) and was 13 feet ( meters) tall at the shoulder.

Most elephants don’t get that large, but African bush elephants do grow larger than Asian elephants. However, inthey began classifying African elephants into two distinct species, the African savanna elephant and the African forest elephant. Elephant Vocabulary Worksheet (Print the PDF): Discover more about elephants by with this vocabulary worksheet.

Look up each word in a dictionary or : Beverly Hernandez. Elephant Connection, Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA), ZAMBIA. K likes. We aim to guide conservation planning and action 5/5(1). WALKING THUNDER: In the Footsteps of the African Elephant is the first black and white book of its kind dedicated entirely to a single species in the wild.

The African elephant is one of the most majestic creatures on Earth, yet it faces an uncertain future. Walking Thunder is a superb tribute to the remarkable beauty of these endangered. Elephant Company is nothing less than a sweeping tale, masterfully written.”—Sara Gruen, The New York Times Book Review “Splendid Blending biography, history, and wildlife biology, [Vicki Constantine] Croke’s story is an often moving account of [Billy] Williams, who earned the sobriquet ‘Elephant Bill,’ and his unusual bond /5(18).

Adult African elephants are huge. Males can weigh as much as a school bus. Even their teeth are big—an adult's molar is the size of a brick.

Their huge teeth help them grind and eat a lot of plant material every day. Our elephants at the Zoo and the Park each eat over pounds of food each day.

Elephant trumpeting. African or Asian. Elephant There are two types of elephants, the Indian Elephant and the African Elephant. Elephant, African The African Elephant is the largest land animal.

Elephant, Asian The Asian Elephant is an endangered species. K-3 Elephant Theme Page Crafts and other elephant activities for young students. Elephant Quiz Print out and take a quiz on.