This exhibit is FREE to museums, libraries, zoos and aquariums!
Journey To Africa: Elephants
In this exhibit, explore the world of African elephants.
“Nature’s Farmers” Learn how elephant behaviors such as digging, grazing, and clearing the land, benefits the plants, animals, and people who share their habitat.
Is your family like an elephant herd? Elephants have complex emotional lives and strong family ties. Take a “personality quiz” to see how similar your family is to an elephant herd.
The war on elephants. There is a war raging over elephant tusks. Learn how the ivory trade puts money directly into the pockets of terrorists, militia groups, and organized crime. In fact, conserving elephants is considered “a must” for homeland security.
Can elephants recover? The pace of elephant poaching quickens as the demand for ivory goes up. Over 30,000 African elephants are killed every year, making the possibility of extinction real. Learn what is being done to help elephants and what YOU can do here at home, to help.
This exhibit is available in two sizes and is made up of four panels: Journey to Africa: Elephants (8ft. by 5ft. or 5ft. by 3ft.), Test Your Elephant Smarts (5ft. by 5ft. or 3ft. by 3ft.), The War On Elephants ( 5ft. by 5ft. or 3ft. by 3ft.), and You Can Save Elephants(5ft. by 5ft. or 3ft. by 3ft.). Please note that the smaller size exhibit is for wall hanging only and does not include stands.
Reference Material and Instructions:
Enhance the experience of the exhibit when you use our Educators Guide! The supplemental materials by The Paly Foundation, as well as external resources, make you an instant expert on the subject matter and keep you in-the-know.
Click the links below to explore (if a PDF does not auto-open after clicking a link, please check your web browser's tabs or your computer's downloads folder):
- Best Practices
- More on Lawrence Anthony's Earth Organization and how YOU can help elephants (supplemental material for Panel 4)
- Image Sources & Credits
How To Host This Exhibit:
To inquire about the availability of this exhibit or if you have additional questions regarding the exhibit, please complete the form below. We will contact you within 48 hours to work out the details. Please review our Exhibit Loan Agreement (if the Agreement PDF does not auto-open after clicking on the link, please check your web browser's tabs or your computer's downloads folder). Fields marked with an asterisk (*) require an entry.
The Paly Foundation focuses on educational efforts that highlight the importance of conserving and protecting diverse natural habitats and wildlife populations.