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EleFact Friday: Elephants and Mimicry

Last week’s EleFACT was a look at how elephants possess the ability to use tools in various aspects of their life, both in captivity and in the wild. This week, we’ll look at another observed skill – mimicry. ...

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EleFact Friday: Elephants and Tool Usage

Among the many skills that elephants have shown us, their use of tools is one of the most fascinating. Within the animal kingdom, there are several species that show us how resourceful they can be by utilizing common items in their habitats to achieve some sort of goal: defense, communication,…...

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EleFact Friday: Elephants in Ancient Art

Last week, we discussed the significance of the elephant species in various cultures and history. Today we want to follow this line of thinking by looking into how elephants have been depicted through various art forms throughout the years. ...

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EleFact Friday: Elephants Across World Culture

For us, and many of you, elephants hold a significant meaning in each of our lives. From their quirky personalities to their stories of healing and growth, they can represent something bigger than just their physical animal beings. For today’s EleFACT, we want to look at how elephants are symbolized…...

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EleFact Friday: Elephant Allergies?

As winter turns to spring in some areas around the world, we humans may be experiencing some stuffy noses and itchy eyes – a telltale sign of allergies. For today’s EleFACT Friday, we want to look at the respiratory systems of elephants and look at allergies in animals, both wild…...

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EleFact Friday: Conservation and World Wildlife Day

Today is World Wildlife Day – a day to celebrate all the world’s wild animals and plants and the contribution that they make to our lives and the health of the planet. Although we get to see and share the beauty of elephants at the sanctuary daily, we want to…...

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