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poaching they are “k” strategy species H.E.I.

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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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How tall what does it look like How much does it weigh

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They live in various places mainly in India

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Reserves set aside land in order to save elephants

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Ears are large Prehensile trunk sole of foot is soft and wide Hard tusks Large eyes

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http://www.phuket.com/conservation/elephants.htm http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/mammals/elephant/Asiancoloring.shtml http://horgan.ww.k12.ri.us/DMS/shuttle/grassland.htm 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 http://collect-art.com

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TASK MASTER- JAMIQUE MURRIEL LISTENER- Nichole Fontaine Recorder- Kayla Vinton Audio Master- Cameron Sipka Thanks to these four people this power point presentation was possible!

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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 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. 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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