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Kids Vocabulary: Elephants

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Bears are mammalian species belonging to the Ursidae family of animals, and are found all over the Northern Hemisphere and some parts of the Southern Hemisphere. The military responded to this by breeding bigger elephants. In addition, they are used for marking trees to establish territory and occasionally as weapons. The public does not see the violence and abuse some of these elephants endure. Thus far, this approach has proven quite productive—and researchers have found behavioral evidence of affective bias in animals ranging from honeybees, to sheep, to dogs and certain types of monkeys.

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How Many Elephants?: A Lift-the-Flap Counting Book

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This is a bit different, it's a wooly mammoth... a not so distant relative. An escarpment, lies on the western border of Swaziland. Some view this as "crying" and others will not. At Melbourne Zoo the herd’s diet is mostly hay and lucerne, along with treats of carrots, apples, bread, sugar cane, bamboo, and leafy branches. The elephants (Elephantidae) are a family in the order Proboscidea in the class Mammalia.

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Fantastic Facts About Elephants: Illustrated Fun Learning

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Elephants: Poached for their ivory tusks which have "great aesthetic value". Today, there are an estimated 450,000 - 700,000 African elephants and between 35,000 - 40,000 wild Asian elephants. In addition the zoo has been in regular communication in writing and in person with numerous elected officials, zoo members and zoo guests. “WPZ’s actions will condemn our elephants to live out their twilight years in a zoo whose elephant program belongs in the 1950's.

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Floppy's Birthday Surprise (Series 1) (Volume 2)

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Agonistic encounters typically consist of threat displays, chases and minor sparring with the tusks. Sadly, many zoos still use force and dominance to manage elephants. Again, this is the most affordable price point we could offer for creating the full DVD (it includes free shipping anywhere in the world with the movie t-shirt!). $50 contribution -- You'll get what we're calling a "HF pack" along with the DVD, t-shirt, book featuring all the endangered animals and online movie access.

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The Girl and Her Elephant

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Tigers naturally fear fire but they are still forced to jump through fire hoops in some circuses. Swedish zoologist Carl Linnaeus first described the genus Elephas and an elephant from Sri Lanka (then known as Ceylon) under the binomial Elephas maximus in 1758. Heat-killed cells of Mycobacterium bovis and M. avium and purified protein-derivative tuberculin of M. bovis were used as antigens for ELISA. 70. People who love elephants have an enormous variety of objects to choose from. They will probably be stopping for the night somewhere to sleep around 11 pm.

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Archie the elephant who forgot

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Elephants are large animals that consume about 200 to 400 pounds of vegetation and drink approximately 30 gallons of water daily. Their closest extant relatives are the sirenians ( dugongs and manatees ) and the hyraxes, with which they share the clade Paenungulata within the superorder Afrotheria. [6] Elephants and sirenians are further grouped in the clade Tethytheria. [7] Traditionally, two species of elephants are recognised; the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) of sub-Saharan Africa, and the Asian elephant ( Elephas maximus) of South and Southeast Asia.

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Fatima & the Clementine Thieves

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Elephants were not meant to be doing stupid things like this. With few exceptions, they also rank among the smallest family of carnivores in terms of physical size. He developed diarrhea during the morning show. Asian elephants have one small projection at the end of their trunk called a "finger," which aids with precision. Because of structural and/or financial reasons, most of the zoos are only capable of keeping one bull.

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Elephants Spray

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In Vietnam, the water buffalo have always shunned the local opium plants. Coins are often valuable to archeologists, and here it is about all historians have - a coin and a story told after the Second Punic War. It is an astounding read in many ways, the ignorance (and arrogance) of some scientist and the cruelty they inflict is distressing. Bats make up nearly half of all the mammalian species in the rainforests, where they play the crucial role of a pollinator. Elephants use them to: dig for water, salt, minerals and roots; to debark trees; as levers to manipulate objects in their environment; for rescuing calves; for threat displays; as weapons for defense and offense; as trunk rests; and as protection for the trunk.

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An Elephant It Isn't

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To help solve this problem, the Zoo and SCBI are working with Asian leaders to implement land-use strategies that will reduce conflict between wild elephants and farmers and developing tools for managing and protecting Asian elephants in areas that are threatened by agricultural conversion. They don't deserve to be kept in a cage when they should be roaming free in the wild. The elephant's gestation period is 22 months, the longest of any land animal.

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How the Elephant Got His Trunk: The Graphic Novel (Graphic

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The now extinct woolly mammoth, lived near the North Pole, and had the smallest ears. What's even worse is the length of the list of threatened species. We couldn’t save her baby, but we felt it was essential to put its death in context: Africa is infamous for its droughts and famines, and yet we very rarely see how seriously that affects its wildlife. Emotion requires communication, and the vocalisations of elephants are incredibly sophisticated. In spring 2001, an elephant keeper was killed in the Zoo of Chester by a cow elephant, when he took the elephants from the stable to the outer enclosure.

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