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Gratitude

These two elephants are happy to see each other. They are not strangers; nor have they been separated for long.  Part of the same breeding herd, they are just having fun at […]

Crooked Tusks

Tusks are teeth. Elephants and their ancestors developed these elongated incisors for a variety of reasons, from digging dirt for salt and water and pealing bark for food to establishing themselves as […]

A Lot of Bull

Male elephants, called bull elephants, reach puberty around age 13, and leave the comfort of the breeding herd to head out on their own to propagate the species. Until recently, it was […]