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Female Elephants Rescue a Baby Elephant from Drowning

Pretty life affirming. Watching this works your nerves, but they do manage to get the baby out. Absent hands and tools, these adult elephants use their trunks, their bodies, and a willingness to run risks to their own lives to … Continue reading

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Holy elephants vs. atheist mammoths: Why do elephants have big ears and mammoths small ears? And might the answer suggest something about the evolution of religion and irreligion?

Mammoths have small ears. Why is that? In a science section article today, the New York Times offers the following explanation: Mammoths, despite their association with the frozen north, originated in the tropics when they split apart from elephants some seven million years … Continue reading

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Mental Health Break: Elephant on a Trampoline

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