The Elephant Scientist (Scientists in the Field Series)

Caitlin O'Connell, Donna M. Jackson

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Both male and female African elephants have an impressive pair of tusks, extra-long incisor teeth that grow continuously throughout their lifetime. Elephants remain to this day the stewards and anchors of every biome they call home. Note that a frog and a mouse hear almost a completely different range of sounds. The first set has three enamel layers, increasing to ten layers in the sixth set. Definition: To make narrow or draw together.

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A Hose of a Nose! (Little Friends Series)

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The elephants might also have a bit more “bling” on their legs; look for a leather anklet (pictured at left). Animal Defenders International’s undercover investigations go behind the scenes, exposing the abuses wherever animals are forced to perform, including movies, circuses, advertisements, special events and rides. TOP To see a giraffe in your dream suggests that you need to consider the overall picture. For one thing, as a rule elephants have poor vision — but their sense of smell is exquisite, revealing a whole olfactory landscape that we are contentedly closed off to.

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Elmer's Day (English–Vietnamese) (Elmer series)

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There is not enough consistent data available on wild Asian elephants to accurately estimate their life span; however, it is thought that Asian elephants typically live into their mid- to late 50s. Tigers naturally fear fire, but they are still forced to jump through fire hoops in some circuses and have been burned while doing so. Context: Nobody had listened for infrasound among land animals before, no one had thought there was an animal large enough to make powerful low frequency sound like this.

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Elephants: A Book for Children

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Circus animals have the right to be protected and treated humanely under the Animal Welfare Act. It's aggressive when cornered and will not hesitate to strike. The fact that known dates of mammoths in Mesoamerica are numerous up to the end of this epoch helps support this view. A question less easy to answer is whether animals can recognize death as death. Finally, a Salvation Army Colonel from Wapping. At the Battle of Gaugamela, he was so impressed by the Persians’ deployment of 15 war elephants that after having defeated them, he took their elephants into his own army, adding to their number as he swept through the rest of Persia.

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Mud the Eloquent Elephant

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Old males are generally solitary or live in small groups. Although it would take away the little that remains of the mahouts’ livelihoods, I believe that intervention is needed. Los Angeles, which considered an outright ban, instead recently banned the use of bullhooks on elephants. North Myrtle – It is unlawful for any person to keep any wild animals, vicious animals, reptiles, livestock or poultry within city limits. What the circus people possibly could have done was expose the animals to the concept of the circus and see if it attracted them.

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The Elephant Story

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The African buffalo has a reputation of having a bad temper if disturbed. Elephant’s tusks are of ivory and they are actually the elongated and enlarged incisors. In 1983, there were reports of an elephant in Kazakhstan named Batyr who could say “Batyr is good” in Russian and twenty other phrases, but they were not followed up on scientifically.) The work, tantalizing but in early stages yet, continues at the Elephant Listening Project.

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Busy Elephants (A Busy Book)

John Schindel

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It is capable, too, of powerful twisting and coiling movements used for tearing down trees or fighting. The family stood around her and tried to get her up with their tusks and put food in her mouth. Dogs are naturals at understanding pointing—no surprise, perhaps, given what we like to think about their emotional complexity. Young calves and older individuals are susceptible to predation by lions and other savanna predators. The disturbing picture is taken by a former trainer with hiden camera which campaigners say reveal the brutal reality of how elephants are prepared for circus work.

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Woolly Mammoth (Buddy Book)

Michael P Goecke

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At Chobe National Park, Botswana, herds travel 325 km (202 mi) to visit the river when the local waterholes dry up. [94] Because of their large size, elephants have a huge impact on their environments and are considered keystone species. The breed originated on the Scottish, Welsh, and English border and the dogs made an instant impact on the farming industry. There are many cases where elephants have killed their trainer and zoo keepers too. When these elephants have their babies taken away, that life long relationship is abruptly terminated and every moment, every natural instinct, and every natural behavior is subject to discipline.

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Elephants Love Their Families: A Children's Picture Book for

J. Bruce Jones

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One of the females and her baby were shot and killed in the round-up, trying to evade capture. African elephants have diamond-shaped ridges on their molars, whereas Asian elephants have long cylindrical ridges on theirs. What would it be like if you were chained up and kept in a tiny cage? When this failed to wake Eleanor, Maui stood over her, and rocked back and forth. We moved Gypsy down the hill to join the other Asian elephants where she's been given a much deserved rest and retirement after the daunting task of raising a young bull.

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The Sleepover (Little Tiger and Friends)

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There are several subspecies that belong to one or the other of these two main species, though there is disagreement over just how many subspecies there are. It took about six weeks for the pack to return to normal. Abstract: Mycobacterium tuberculosis has become an important agent of disease in the captive elephant population of the United States, although current detection methods appear to be inadequate for effective disease management. Appendix 3 is for species a specific country has requested international cooperation to protect within that nation’s borders.

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