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My future African Savanna elephant(Loxodonta africana) has a new scientific name, Loxodonta africana magnum. The subspecies name magnum means big animal in Latin. The African elephants current habitat includes savanna grasslands, partial desert areas and primary forest within Central and Southern Africa. The future environment is hotter, which means the grass died and is now sand. The trees are brown but still a little green. Since it is hotter, the elephants ears are bigger because it needs to radiate more heat and have more shade. My future elephant has more wrinkly skin so it can stay cooler and have more moisture stored. Their tusks are used for digging, lifting objects, and gathering food. The future tusks are bigger so that it can rip bigger trees out of the ground and have more food.