Year 7 Science: Endangered Species - Asian Elephants
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Biological sciences - Interactions between organisms can be described in terms of food chains and food webs; human activity can affect these interactions (ACSSU112)
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AEF’s suite of Asia-focused curriculum resources for Science
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Asian Elephant

Asian Elephant | Year 7 Science: Endangered Species - Asian Elephants | Scoop.it
COMMON NAME:Asian elephant, Indian elephantKINGDOM:AnimaliaPHYLUM:ChordataCLASS:MammaliaORDER:ProboscideaFAMILY:ElephantidaeGENUS SPECIES:Elephas (elephant) maximus (largest)


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All About Asian Elephants! - YouTube

What's an Asian elephant, and how can you tell the difference between their species and African elephants? For more about the elephants at the Houston Zoo an...
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Asian Elephants - National Zoo

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A mighty phantom in the wild, a hard worker for people when tamed, Asian elephants hold a place of honor in many Asian cultures.
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Asian Elephant Facts Resource - Resources - TES

This resource targets teachers and university students who wish to make themselves aware of current conservation issues surrounding the Asian Elephant.
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Illegal Wildlife Trade | Threats | WWF

Illegal Wildlife Trade | Threats | WWF | Year 7 Science: Endangered Species - Asian Elephants | Scoop.it
The world is dealing with an unprecedented spike in illegal wildlife trade, threatening to overturn decades of conservation gains.
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Indian Elephant | Species | WWF

Indian Elephant | Species | WWF | Year 7 Science: Endangered Species - Asian Elephants | Scoop.it
Indian elephants may spend up to 19 hours a day feeding and they can produce about 220 pounds of dung per day while wandering over an area that can cover up to 125 square miles. This helps to disperse germinating seeds.
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Sri Lankan Elephant | Species | WWF

Sri Lankan Elephant | Species | WWF | Year 7 Science: Endangered Species - Asian Elephants | Scoop.it
The Sri Lankan subspecies is the largest and also the darkest of the Asian elephants, with patches of depigmentation—areas with no skin color—on its ears, face, trunk and belly. Once found throughout the tear-shaped island at the...
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Seven Things You Should Know About Elephants | Stories | WWF

Seven Things You Should Know About Elephants | Stories | WWF | Year 7 Science: Endangered Species - Asian Elephants | Scoop.it
Elephants, found in both Africa and Asia, are vital to maintaining the rich biodiversity of the ecosystems that they share with other species. Here's a snapshot of what you should know about the species.
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Elephant | Species | WWF

Elephant | Species | WWF | Year 7 Science: Endangered Species - Asian Elephants | Scoop.it

The largest land mammal on earth, the elephant weighs up to eight tons.

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Don't get into a flap about elephant ears

It is now known that three species of elephants live across Africa and Asia: two in Africa and one in Asia. In this clip we look at how elephants from different climates have slightly different features and differ in size. Find out which elephants have the biggest ears and the wrinkliest skin - and why!

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Endangered Species

Endangered Species | Year 7 Science: Endangered Species - Asian Elephants | Scoop.it
Endangered Species information split into 11 parts--7 of which are the 7 continents of our planet and also an Oceanic, Middle East, Hawaii and Central America category. Worldwide endangered species list, and profiles, photos, and videos.
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Elephant | San Diego Zoo - Live Elephant Camera

Elephant | San Diego Zoo - Live Elephant Camera | Year 7 Science: Endangered Species - Asian Elephants | Scoop.it
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Just for Kids - Crafts & Games | International Elephant Foundation

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WWF: Long-Term Solutions Needed for Conservation of Borneo Pygmy Elephants | Press Releases | WWF

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2012 06 28 Kuiburi NP Thailand Happy Elephant Wayuphong Jitvujak - YouTube

Kuiburi National Park, Tenesserim Thailand, herd of wild elephants feeding in grassland created - K3 which is a part of strategic activity wildlife habitat i...
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Sumatran Elephant | Species | WWF

Sumatran Elephant  | Species | WWF | Year 7 Science: Endangered Species - Asian Elephants | Scoop.it
Sumatran elephants feed on a variety of plants and deposit seeds wherever they go, contributing to a healthy forest ecosystem.
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Borneo Pygmy Elephant | Species | WWF

Borneo Pygmy Elephant | Species | WWF | Year 7 Science: Endangered Species - Asian Elephants | Scoop.it
Walt Disney himself couldn't have crafted a cuter elephant. The pygmy elephants of Borneo are baby-faced with oversized ears, plump bellies and tails so long they sometimes drag on the ground as they walk.
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Asian Elephant | Species | WWF

Asian Elephant | Species | WWF | Year 7 Science: Endangered Species - Asian Elephants | Scoop.it
Elephants are an important cultural icon in Asia. According to Indian mythology, the gods (deva) and the demons (asura) churned the oceans in a search for the elixir of life so that they would become immortal.
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