Sumatran Elephant By Alexa
Name of animal • The name of my animal is the Sumatran Elephant.
Baby name • The baby name is a calf.
Favorite Food • The babies drink milk, adults eat leaves, grass. • That elephant milk is powerful stuff.
Parent Care • My animal baby care is baby stays with mother for 10 or more years in a herd of related females.
Fascinating facts and details • The biggest animal in the rainforest is the Sumatran Elephant. • Three hundred pounds at birth it will become a thousand pound baby in less than two years.
More facts • The elephant baby sucks on its thumb . • Trunks are good for other things too sniffing, putting food and water into mouth and playing.
More Facts • This calf is part of a big family called a herd.
More facts • The Sumatran elephant has smaller ears than other Asian elephants.
More Facts • Only the males grow tusks which are used to pry bark from trees , dig up roots and used as a weapon.
More facts • Sumatran elephants are herbivores. • It weighs between 6,000 to 16,000 pounds. • Female elephants are called cows.