From their ancient relatives, woolly mammoths and mastodons, to their amazingly versatile trunks and strong ivory tusks, elephants are some of the most fascinating animals on Earth. They are remarkably intelligent, demonstrate self-awareness, and feel familiar emotions like compassion and grief.
With clear, simple text and stunning full-color photographs, readers will learn all about the largest land animals in the world!
Perfect for young scientists’ school reports, this book includes an author's note, a glossary, and an index and supports the Common Core State Standards.
There are many different types of elephants, which I never realized. ELEPHANTS also discusses how the elephant population is decreasing. This is a sad, but a true thing and that people need to contribute if they're going to remain safe.
There are so many facts that I had no idea about. Their tusks are actually their incisor teeth and they don't drink out of their trunks. I also love the pictures of different elephants and that there is information on the woolly mammoths as well.
Final Verdict: This is the perfect book for fans of elephants and animals.