The Evolution of Eleplants Occured in 55 Million Years

Timeline created by cynnthhiiaaa
  • Period: 38 BCE to

    Palaeomastodon

    Diet: herbivore
    Size:2 tons
    Size:12 feet long
    Habitat: Swamps of Northern Africa
    Characteristics: Long&flat skull, have upper and lower tusks
  • 24 BCE

    Gomphotherium

    Size:3 meters
    Diet:Herbivore
    Locations:Africa, and Eurasia
    Characteristics:2 tusks(curved towards in not away like modern), enamel coating(which is present as much in modern), 2 additional tusks from the lower jay to form a "tooth shovel"
  • 5 BCE

    Primephas

    Habitat:Woodlands in Africa
    Diet:Herbivore
    Size:13 feet long
    Weight:2 tons
    Characteristics:More of a modern elephant-like appearance, tusks in upper and lower jaws
  • 5 BCE

    The Split

    During 5 million years,they started to separate into different types.
  • 5 BCE

    Mammoth

    Long hair
    Curved long tusks
    Live:Africa, Europe, Asia, and Northern Africa
  • Elephas (Asian Elephant)

    Height:8.9 feet
    6,000 pounds
    Outer pointed tusks
    Habitat:Asia
  • Loxodonta (African Elephant)

    Diet:Herbivores
    Male:13,000 pounds (adult)
    Female:6,600 pounds (adult)