Where do elephants live?
Have you ever wanted to show you child, on a map, where certain animals live, like the giant elephants?
But did you know that there are three types of elephant? That's right, there is the Asian elephant (which is smaller) and the African elephant which is divided into two sub-categories: the bush elephant and the forest elephant.
Let's use the Globe Spotter world map to locate these elephants now!
Find the elephants on the Globe Spotter world map!
1. ELEPHANT SEARCH.
Look up the elephant in the free animal guide that comes with every world map.
It says the Asian elephant is on the Asian continent.
The Asian contient is color coded yellow...
But the African elephant is on the African continent which is color coded red.
Let's find out where these elephants are on the world map!
Fun fact: we've just learned that the Asian elephant flaps his ears to keep cool!
2. INTO THE MAP WE GO.
Once we find the African and Asian continents on the Globe Spotter World Map, we can dive in to find out exactly where the elephants live.
The bush elephant or African elephant lives in central western Africa and the Asian elephant lives in the north of India!
THE AFRICAN ELEPHANT
THE ASIAN ELEPHANT
We've also covered where tigers and pandas live, so don't hesitate to check those helper blog posts out!