How Does The Asian Elephant Endangered Animals

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Register to read the introduction… Purpose: To learn how and why the Asian Elephant got on the endangered species list. Elephants are one of the largest land mammals in the world and they have been targets to man and other …show more content…
Analysis/Evaluation: There are two types of elephant species which are the Asian Elephants and the African Elephant. Asian Elephants are much easy to tame and train. This species loves to roam, eat plants and fruit, and even loves to hide in the woods for protection but they cannot do any of that when they are being hunted, poisoned, trapped, and being pushed into extinction. I always thought they were only found in the jungle, so it was very surprising to learn that they can found in the rainforest. There are many programs and laws in place to conserve and repopulate this species but the recovery is just too slow to really make any true head way. The chances of the Asian Elephants coming off the Endangered Species List will only come when there is a true realization of the domino effect that will be caused with their extinction. I just don’t think the majority of people really take the death of the Elephas maximus seriously …show more content…
Revision of Hypothesis: I originally thought that the Asian Elephants were becoming extinct because people were poaching them for their tusks. Poaching was defiantly a problem and helped lower the number of Asian Elephants in this world but the main reason they are going extinct is because humans have almost completely invaded their land. I was correct on saying that they were captured and forced into war and the circus but I didn’t know it was because they were so easily to be trained. Also I didn’t know that people in Asia considered the Asian Elephant’s gods. I wasn’t a fan of the Asheboro Zoo in North Carolina because when are near the elephants area, they are so far away because of the huge amount of land they were provided. I just wanted to see them close up like other zoos but after learning about them, I have a new appreciation for the Asheboro Zoo. I think more zoos should follow

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