5 edition of Elephants and Their Young (Peaches Guides) found in the catalog.
March 1, 2001
by LHS GEMS
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||176|
One of these vivid ritual explorations of bones was caught on video in by a doctoral student studying elephants in Africa. Members of three different elephant families came to visit the body. Elephants extend their ears perpendicularly to their heads in order to better localize sounds. One juvenile Asian elephant whose hearing was tested was able to localise clicks and noise bursts to within 1 degree. She was less good at distinguishing tones, but was better able to distinguish lower frequency tones than higher frequency tones.
The author of a new book also says that animals can feel empathy, like the humpback whale that rescued a seal. Both elephants and killer whales are suffering dramatic losses in their. Elephants have no natural predators in the wild, although sometimes lions will attack young or weak elephants in the herd. Sadly, the biggest threat to elephants is humans. Humans hurt elephants through poaching them for their ivory tusks as well as by changing or destroying their habitat.
Elephants can get sunburned, and protect themselves by throwing sand on their backs and their head. To protect their young from the sun, adult elephants will douse them in . Books About Elephants. Decem , Elaine Dragonnette, Leave a comment. Introduction: Elephants are large animals that belong to the Elephantaidae family. There are two species: the African elephant and the Asian elephant. The average life span of an Asian elephant is seventy years while the African elephant can live to around sixty to seventy years.
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Elephants and Their Young (Peaches Guides) Teachers Guide Edition by Jean C. Echols (Author), Ellen Blinderman (Author), Jaine Kopp (Author), Jean Echols (Author) & 1 more ISBN Get this from a library.
Elephants and their young: teacher's guide. [Jean C Echols; Lawrence Hall of Science.; GEMS (Project)] -- Youngsters learn about the elephant's structure and function, family interactions, and its habitat. Life science, math, and physical science are tightly integrated with language development in this.
Children’s literature has many notable options when it comes to elephants. To help you find the right books for you Elephants and Their Young book your young reader, we’ve compiled a list of the best kids books about elephants. Our list includes board books, picture books, and chapter books.
Board books are best for babies and toddlers from ages newborn to 2 or : Bookroo. An inspirational book that teaches children to follow their dreams. Eyewitness: Elephant- Ian Redmond (): (grade ) Discover the world of elephants- their natural history, behavior and how humans have changed their lives.
Many photographs. I have to confess—my love of elephants made me apprehensive to review a book about their role in World War II. But as soon as I began to read Elephant Company, I realized that not only was my heart safe, but that this book is about far more than just the war, or even elephants.
This is the story of friendship, loyalty and breathtaking bravery. The book is based on a tale that Brunhoff's wife, Cécile, had invented for their children. It tells of a young elephant, named Babar, whose mother is killed by a hunter. Babar escapes, and in the process leaves the jungle, visits a big city, and returns to bring the benefits of civilization to his fellow elephants.
The young males were caught on camera chasing down the rhinos, knocking them over, and stomping and goring them to death with their tusks. The juvenile elephants were terrorizing other animals in the park as well. Such behavior was very rare among elephants.
Something had gone terribly wrong. Some of the park rangers settled on a theory. Elephants and Their Young. by Ed Young Philomel Books, New York.
Grades: K–4 This strikingly illustrated book retells the classic fable of the blind men and the elephant, only this time with brightly colored mice.
Each mouse feels just one part of the strange Something (an elephant) near their pond and comes to the wrong conclusion. I bring home a huge bag of picture books from the library, all considerations for the Caldecott.
I thumb through them in front of the television. The first book that grabs my attention is "How to Be an Elephant," written and illustrated by Katherine Roy.
As I open the book, a commercial comes on for a digital device on which artists can draw/5(). On average, newborn calves stand about 9 m (3 ft.) high and weigh kg ( lb.) at birth.
Newborn male African elephants may weigh up to kg ( lb.). Newborn Asian elephant calves weigh about 91 kg ( lb.). The newborn is helped to its feet by its mother and other females. Calves are able to stand on their own within minutes of birth.
This is a picrorial book of pictures of Africian and Asian elephants- no destinctian is made between the two species of Africian elephants namely the savanah and forest the book is devoted to each text in general is good but is spoiled by too much sentimentality and elephant personality traits which come from the Reviews: One of the most important things we can do for young kids is to read to them - and teach about the world, through those books.
One such book that I just love is called Elephants, a simple, loving, and beautiful picture book that teaches about this incredible animal, as well as elephant n by Rebeccca Heller (you'll remember our interview with her about her book Falling Rock.
A young male elephant stays with the herd until he is about 15 years old. He then leaves and lives alone like most bull elephants; Elephants only eat plants, grass and fruit – they don’t eat meat. Elephants love bananas; Elephants are so clever they can peel their own bananas, corn and lots of other food.
Elephants lovewater. Male baby elephants also stay similarly close to their mothers when they are young. But in their case, this bond is not for a lifetime. When a adolescent male reaches puberty – around the age of 12 – he gets too rowdy for the others to tolerate. By the time they are a year old, they can control their trunks pretty well and, like adult elephants, use their trunks for grasping, eating, drinking, bathing.
Female elephants stay with the herd for life, while males leave to begin a solitary life at about 12 to 14 years of age. Elephants have many interesting features including giant ears, long tusks, and a huge trunk.
Elephants flap their giant ears to cool off. Their tusks can be up to 10 feet long. Elephants use their tusks to dig or scrape the bark off of trees. Sometimes they use them to fight. Their tusks continue to grow for their. Elephant, largest living land animal, characterized by its long trunk, columnar legs, and huge head with temporal glands and wide, flat ears.
Elephants are grayish to brown in color, and their body hair is sparse and coarse. They are found most often in. Elephants remember and mourn loved ones, even many years after their death. When an elephant walks past a place that a loved one died he or she will.
Perhaps the most enticing quality of the elephant is its undeniable similarity to us, manifested by the close bonds they form with family members, their communication, life span, the care of their young and their emotions.
Elephants experience many of the same emotions as people do, ones that are usually restricted to being that of humans. Elephants are very tactile in nature. Elephants use all parts of their body to interact with one another in all forms of behavior, including parental-offspring, playful, aggressive, defensive, exploratory, sexual, and anti-predator.
The trunk is one of the most tactile appendages elephants have. Elephant produces an ambitious list of high-quality books and catalogues that are available worldwide. Our experienced teams offer a unique set of creative services including editorial, print and distribution, and partner with some of the world’s most innovative companies and art institutions to create premium publishing content and products that engage influential audiences in the art and.Welcome to the official Sandra Boynton web site filled with Sandra Boynton books, music, plush, jewelry, T-shirts, calendars, and of course Sandra's biography.
Featuring the New York Time Bestseller and Grammy nomimanted book/CD Philadelphia Chickens.Elephants are the largest living land animals. There are three species, or kinds: the African savanna elephant, the African forest elephant, and the Asian elephant.
They make up the elephant family of mammals. Mammoths and mastodons also belonged to this family, but they are now extinct.