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The African Elephant (The Creature Club)

Melissa Kim

The African Elephant (The Creature Club)

by Melissa Kim

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Published by Hambleton-Hill Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African elephant,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Endangered species,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Wildlife conservation

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAnn Strugnell (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9855395M
    ISBN 10157102025X
    ISBN 109781571020253
    OCLC/WorldCa123061809

    In the wild, African elephants have a life expectancy of years, but have been known to live up to 60 years of age. Habitat. Grasslands and Forests of Africa. Diet. Primarily grazers, eating plant material from grasslands, scrub and forests form Africa. Social Organization. An African elephant family group can average individuals. The African elephant is the largest and most powerful of all living land mammals. Adults can measure up to 11ft high at the shoulder and weigh in excess of 6 tonnes! Adult African elephants can eat kg or more of foliage, grass, small branches and fruit in .

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    Experience first-hand how our animal care staff ensure our African elephants are maintaining optimal health and welfare. See the state-of-the-art elephant barn, talk to the team who provide daily care and get closer to an African elephant than ever before. Endangered Elephants details both the African and Asian habitats of these animals, the stages of the elephant life cycle, and the social structure of elephant herds. This book also explains how habitat loss, war, and poaching have contributed to the endangerment of elephants and what people are doing to help save them from extinction.


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