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African Elephant

Page history last edited by wikiuser0024 12 years ago

 



AFRICAN ELEPHANT                                                                       

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Common name is African Elephant
  • It's scientific class is a Mammal because it has very small spread out hairs all over it's body.
  • it also has a scientific genus. It is loxotonta.
  • its species is an elephant
  • Its biome is sometimes the forest sometimes the savannah.
  • It is found all over Southern Africa
  • Its special adaptations are its trunk, fan shaped ears, tusks, and legs.
  •  It is 10 to 12 feet tall.
  • It can also weigh up to 12,000 pounds!!
  • Its body covering is wrinkly and feels kind of like leather.
  • the elephant is very big, ( the biggest land mammal on the planet!) it has tusks made out of ivory (which is why they are endangered beacause poachers are hunting them against the law!) it has a really cool trunk, big ears and a small tail.
  • The african elephant is warm blooded or in othe words, endothermic.
  • The name of the elephants young is calves.
  • If an elephant is in a group we call them a herd then.
  • Two related species are the wooly mammoth and the manatee.
  • It is a herbivore.
  • It eats shrub leaves, herbs, and roots.
  • the african elephant has no pradators unless it is a baby then tigers, lions and crocodiles.
  • It doesn't need to have a defensive attack because of their large size.
  • It talks to other elephants in its herd too, they sometimes on their journeys they come across a dead carcass and actually stop to mourn.
  •  One way of communication is for to take its trunk and touch another elephant in  the herds fore head.
  • Sadly, the african elephant is on the endangered list because of poachers that are poaching them for their ivory tusks.

 

 

Comments (22)

wikiuser0024 said

at 11:21 am on Nov 18, 2008

awesome you rocjk

wikiuser0024 said

at 11:21 am on Nov 18, 2008

awesome you rocjk

wikiuser0024 said

at 11:21 am on Nov 18, 2008

awesome you rocjk

wikiuser0024 said

at 11:21 am on Nov 18, 2008

awesome you rocjk

wikiuser0024 said

at 11:21 am on Nov 18, 2008

awesome you rocjk

wikiuser0024 said

at 11:21 am on Nov 18, 2008

awesome you rocjk

wikiuser0012 said

at 8:33 pm on Nov 19, 2008

who keeps sending"awesome you rocjk" ?
srry just asking.

MH(NOT mitchel)

wikiuser0024 said

at 11:32 am on Nov 20, 2008

me i accidently put down a few more than i ment 2

wikiuser0024 said

at 11:32 am on Nov 20, 2008

me i accidently put down a few more than i ment 2

wikiuser0024 said

at 11:32 am on Nov 20, 2008

me i accidently put down a few more than i ment 2

wikiuser0017 said

at 12:02 pm on Nov 20, 2008

greeeaaat job!!!!!!!

wikiuser0024 said

at 4:46 pm on Nov 20, 2008

AWESOME

wikiuser0001 said

at 4:48 pm on Nov 20, 2008

to many comments about your own report (odd)

wikiuser0012 said

at 4:59 pm on Nov 20, 2008

um...great job though!

wikiuser0001 said

at 5:23 pm on Nov 20, 2008

stop giving yourself comments

wikiuser0019 said

at 6:13 pm on Nov 20, 2008

good job CS!!!!

LM**

wikiuser0012 said

at 9:01 pm on Nov 22, 2008

how rude wikiuser0001!
MH(Maia)

wikiuser0022 said

at 6:11 pm on Nov 30, 2008

agree w/Maia!! very rude!! nice site carrie!!

annie

wikiuser0011 said

at 10:54 am on Dec 2, 2008

nice

wikiuser0055 said

at 12:26 pm on Dec 2, 2008

Good job Carrie. It is a bit hard to read the orange through the green though. I would also recommend that you list the Genus and Species together
Keep up the good work!
Mrs. G

wikiuser0046 said

at 9:05 pm on Dec 3, 2008

cool site

-emma

wikiuser0012 said

at 7:54 am on Dec 4, 2008

GREAT job Carrie!!!!I like your map!LOL!

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