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EleFact Friday: Zombie Cells

In the early days of EleFacts, we shared the fascinating truth of elephant’s mutating genes that prevent them from getting cancer. To refresh your memory, elephants possess what is lovingly referred to as a “zombie” gene. In human and animal bodies, cells are constantly mutating and, in some cases, our…...

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Scott, Five Elephants, and Their Behinds

In yesterday’s post, we showed a photo of the elephants from behind and presented you with the challenge to guess which girl was which. Well today you get to find out!...

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Name Those Elephant Rears

We’ve given you the chance to identify each elephant from the front – but can you tell who’s who by looking at the other end? Give it your best shot and Scott will reveal the answers tomorrow!...

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Rana and Lady Share Space Again

As we mentioned yesterday, Rana showed interest in going into the male Asian yard where Lady is currently spending time. The two of them have a positive relationship that goes back many years and they appear to have trust between them. Rana has always respected Lady’s “bubble” of safety that…...

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Rana and the Technicians

A few days ago we had some technicians who needed to drive throughout the property with Scott to work. They were on the way to the male barn when they ran into a little roadblock. That morning, Rana decided that she wanted to head into the male yard. Typical of…...

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Sunday Smile: Guille and the Powerpuff Girls

For this week’s Sunday Smile, we thought we’d give you a peek at Guillermina spending time with Rana, Mara, and Bambi. She’s often spotted with Maia, but here you can see that she’s calm and the other elephants are relaxed around her as she drinks some water from the trough....

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