Mali Elephant (Loxodonta Africana) Migratory patterns
Contents • 3. Charecteristics • 4. What it eats and Ecological impacts • 5. Habitat and Where it lives • 6. Adaption to its Environment • 7. Where does it migrate to and How does it migrate • 8. Why does it Migrate and When does it migrate
Characteristics • Ear flaps • Trunk • Tusks • Wrinkles • Colour • Shape
What it eats and ecological impact • Mali Elephants eat roots, grasses, fruit, and bark. • African elephants play a multifaceted ecological role and are a Keystone species
Habitat and Where it lives • Safe havens in Africa when they are not fenced in.
Adaptation to it’s environment • The matriach has to memorise their entire migration route and the watering holes along it.
Where does it migrate to and How does it Migrate Mali’s African elephants follow a counter-clockwise oval route dotted with water holes from the Niger River in the north to the Burkina Faso border in the south.
Why do they migrate and Whendo they migrate • Mali elephants must migrate to find the sizeable amounts of water and food that they need to survive. • Mali elephants migrate once every year (Anually)