When elephants walk, each of their legs functions independently, according to John Hutchinson of London's Royal Veterinary College. Elephants position their legs directly under their bodies to support their extreme weight.
Animals that live in jungles include jaguars, ocelots, bushmasters, howler monkeys, crowned eagles, colobus monkeys, tigers, sloth bears, rhinoceroses, elephants, water buffaloes, black eagles, cobras, langur monkeys and tapirs. Because jungles on different continents vary greatly, the wildlife livi
Elephant seals, or sea elephants, are large mammals so named because the adult males' large proboscises, or noses, closely resemble the trunks of elephants. These ocean-going carnivores are the largest species of seal, averaging from 9 to 16 feet in length.
According to All About Wildlife, the jungle's food web consists of insects who feed on plants, insects who are eaten by spiders, insects who eat spiders, and at least one species of spider that feeds on birds and mice. This food web goes on until it reaches apex predators, who sometimes eat each oth
The body parts of an elephant include the trunk, tusks, teeth, ears, legs, skin and a tail. In common with all vertebrates, they also have skeletons and internal organs. Elephants also have a brain that is four times the size of a human brain, making it the largest brain of any known land animal.
The largest jungle in the world is the Amazon rainforest. It covers almost the entire basin of the Amazon River, and more than half of all rainforest land on the planet lies in the Amazon region.
A baby elephant is called a calf. The male is called a bull, and the female is called a cow. A group of elephants is usually called a herd. Elephants have one of the most intricate social structures of any species on Earth.
Make great jungle decorations for a themed party or to adorn a room. This process takes only a few minutes but can take longer depending on the depth of detail. All you need are templates, a foam board, materials, glue, tape, scissors, a razor knife, a cutting mat, paint, a brush and embellishments.
A group of elephants is called a herd or a parade. The phrase "herd of elephants" is more commonly used than the more fanciful phrase "a parade of elephants."
Kaa, pronounced Kar, is the snake's name in "The Jungle Book." He is a python. Kipling based this name on the hissing sound snakes make with an open mouth.