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14 elephant facts you can use to impress people at parties (if they're into elephants).

14 elephant facts you can use to impress people at parties (if they're into elephants). | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
Delightful mini-elephants used to exist, feet-ears, and what the king of Thailand has to do with your last company party.
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I love elephants and found this a great list of factoids about them. Example: Did you know that elephants can recognize themselves in mirrors?  So enjoy. 

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Science proves elephants are even smarter than we thought

Science proves elephants are even smarter than we thought | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
We now have evidence they're some of the most empathic animals on the planet. Can we still justify their captivity? VIDEO
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It amazes me that scientists hadn't long ago realized that many animals can think, have moments of problem-solving insight.

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Bomb-sniffing elephants trained in South Africa | Top News | Reuters

Bomb-sniffing elephants trained in South Africa | Top News | Reuters | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
MABULA, South Africa (Reuters) - In the South African bush, elephants are being trained in the art of bio-detection to see if they can use their exceptional sense of smell to sniff out explosives, landmines
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While I hate to see elephants put at risk and there is a risk in finding explosives or hunting poachers, it is great to realize how wonderful these animals are. The coolest thing is they don't need constant re-training the way dogs do. Elephants remember and remember. They also have an incredible sense of smell to go with those wonderful trunks.

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