What are Monkeys? Monkeys are small to medium-sized primate animals. There are currently 264 known monkey species. Apes are not monkeys. Different monkey species eat a variety of foods. Some monkeys live on the ground, while others live in trees.
The Pygmy Marmoset is the smallest type of monkey, with adults weighing between 120 and 140 grams. The Mandrill is the largest type of monkey, with adult males weighing up to 35 kg.
Information about Grevy’s Zebra Where they live: Kenya and northeast Ethiopia Habitat: Dry, semi-desert grasslands Size: Length (including tail): 250-275cm Shoulder height: up to 160cm Weight: Up to 450kg They can run up to 40mph
Threats: Habitat loss. Competition for grazing land and water. Hunting.
Named after 19th century French president, Jules Grevy. Gift by the emperor of Abyssinia, which is what Eithopia was once called.
In the wild Grevy's Zebras live in Kenya and Eithiopia but there are so few left that the future of their species is now endangered. It's important for their survival to increase the population and set up conservation projects.
Different types of elephants – Asian elephants Live in India and Southeast Asia. Length: up to 6.4m Shoulder height: up to 3m Weight: Up to 5000kg
Different types of elephant – African elephants Live on the savannah grasslands in east and central Africa Size: Height at the shoulder, 6.6 to 9.8 ft Weight: 2,041 to 4,990 kg Length: 16.4 - 24.6 ft
What do they eat? Elephants are herbivores Things they eat: Fruit Grass Bark Roots Stems Vines Shrubs
FACTS!!! Both female and male African elephants have tusks. Female elephants are called cows. Risk from humans through poaching and changes to their habitat. An elephant’s trunk – 2 metres long – weigh up to 140 kg
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