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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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