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Savannah travel's Endangered Asian Elephant Why It Is Endangered? poaching they are “k” strategy species H.E.I. Food chain Reproductive Information Gestation How long until their baby has a baby of their own. How long until they have another baby How does this effect why its endangered

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Why It Is Endangered?

  • poaching

  • they are “k” strategy species

  • H.E.I.



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Reproductive Information

  • Gestation

  • How long until their baby has a baby of their own.

  • How long until they have another baby

  • How does this effect why its endangered


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The Asian Elephant

Description

  • How tall

  • what does it look like

  • How much does it weigh


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Habitat

They live in various places mainly in India


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Conservation Efforts

Reserves set aside land in order to save elephants


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Adaptations

  • Ears are large

  • Prehensile trunk

  • sole of foot is soft and wide

  • Hard tusks

  • Large eyes


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Reference

http://collect-art.com

http://www.phuket.com/conservation/elephants.htm

http://horgan.ww.k12.ri.us/DMS/shuttle/grassland.htm

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/mammals/elephant/Asiancoloring.shtml

www.panda.org/about_wwf/what_we_do/species/what_we_do/flagship_species/elephants/asian_elephant/index.cfm

www.thewildones.org/Animals/elephant.html


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CREDITS

TASK MASTER- JAMIQUE MURRIEL

Recorder- Kayla Vinton

LISTENER- Nichole Fontaine

Audio Master- Cameron Sipka

Thanks to these four people this power point presentation was possible!


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Details

  • REPRODUCTION INFORMATION

  • THE ELEPHANT PRODUCES BABIES EVERY3 TO 4 YEARS HAVING ONE TO TWO BABIES AT A TIME.

  • THE GESTATION PERIOD IS 22 MONTHES

  • THE YOUNG ARE ABLE TO HAVE THEIR OWN BABIES AT 10 TO 12 YEARS OLD.

  • WHY ARE THEY ENDANGERED

  • ELEPHANTS ARE BEING POUCHED FOR THEIR IVORY FOR JEWELRY, PIANO KEYS, E.T.C.

  • MANY GRASSLANDS ARE BECOMING CITIES

  • ELEPHANTS ALSO DON’T BREED WELL IN CAPTIVITY

  • PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

  • THE ELEPHANT HAS LARGE EYES, LARGE TUSKS ON MALES, A TRUNK, LONG TAILS, WITH HARDLY ANY HAIR, AND UP TO EIGHT FEET TALL

  • FOOD CHAIN

  • THE ASIAN ELEPHANT IS A PRIMARY CONSUMER GETTING ITS ENERGY DIRECTLY FROM PLANTS

  • HABITAT

  • THE ELEPHANT LIVES IN VARIOUS PLACES MAINLY IN INDIA

  • THE ASIAN ELEPHANT RESTS IN THE DAY TIME UNDER SHADY TREES AND ROLLED THEMSELVES IN MUD AS A FORM OF SUNBLOCK AND SO THAT THEIR PREDATORS CAN’T SENSE THEM

  • CONSERVATION EFFORTS

  • ASIAN AND AFRICAN NATIONS SET ASIDE LAND TO PROTECT THE HABITAT AND THE ELEPHANT ITSELF

  • LAWS FORBID THE HUNTING OF ELEPHANTS IN THESE LANDS AND LAWS LIMIT THE HUNTING OF ELEPHANTS OUTSIDE THESE LANDS.

  • ADAPTATIONS

  • THEY HAVE A PREHENSILE TRUNK USED AS AN EXTRA ARM AND THEIR STRONG LEGS ALLOW THE ELEPHANTS WEIGHT TO SIT ON ITS LEGS.


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