Elephants are the best mammals in the animal kingdom because of there…
Elephants are the best mammals in the animal kingdom because of there differences between there own species. (Species"Indian and African Elephants -Bush, Forest)
6.6 and 11.5 ft
"4,400 and 11,000 lb"
11 feet tall
African bush elephant: 13,000 lbs
African bush elephant: 13,000 lbs, African forest elephant: 6,000 lbs
Height: African bush elephant: 11 ft. Forest 8.2 feet
African forest elephant: 6,000 lbs
"African forest elephants are a bit smaller than their savanna counterpart"
8.2 feet tall
19 pairs of ribs.
Their skin color is lighter than of maximus with smaller patches of depigmentation, but darker than of sumatranus.
"62% of all forest elephants have been killed for their ivory in the last decade."
argest of all land animals,
cry out of ears
use to radiate excess heat, and
their trunk, a nose and an extension of the upper lip with two opposing extensions, or "fingers"
living in forests, partial deserts, and grasslands all eat different proportions of herbs and tree or shrubbery leaves.
diet varies according to its habitat; elephants
"Sixteen to eighteen hours, or nearly 80% of an elephant's day is spent feeding."
consume grasses, small plants, bushes, fruit, twigs, tree bark, and roots.
An adult elephant can consume up to 300 pounds of food in a single day.
eat roots, grasses, fruit, and bark, and they eat a lot of these things.
leaves, fruit, and bark
high proportion of fruit
African forest elephants inhabit the dense rainforests of west and central Africa.
countries with large dense forest such as .
Gabon, the Democratic Republic of Congo , Cameroon, the Central African Republic in central Africa, Liberia, and Ghana in west Africa
African forest elephants inhabit the dense rainforests of west and central Africa. Bush elephants are located in open savanna to the desert and high rainforest
37 different countries just south of the Sahara Desert
south-east Asia including Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Laos, Peninsular Malaysia, Burma, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand and Vietnam,
range of habitats from tropical forests to grassland and scrubland.
Bush elephants are located in open savanna to the desert and high rainforest.
found in the grassy plains and woodlands of Africa, especially in the eastern and southern countries.
Elephant-information states “It is said that you can tell where an elephant comes from by looking at the size of his ears. African ears are like a map of Africa and Asian ears smaller like the shape of India.”