The Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), also called Asiatic elephant, is the only living species .. The calf is fully developed by the 19th month, but stays in the womb to grow so that it can reach its mother to feed. At birth, the calf weighs about.
A guide to the evolution of elephants. All but two (the African and Asian elephants) have died out. It has been hypothesised that Proboscideans were able to.
Evolution of Asian Elephants: The Asian elephant once roamed from the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in western Asia as far east as China's Yangtze River.
But their habitat is shrinking and Asian elephants are now endangered. . Large development projects (such as dams, roads, and mines), agricultural.
The Asian elephant is one of the most intelligent animals on the planet and is endangered in the wild.