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Rhinoceroses killed by elephants and eaten by lions

An alleged rhinoceros was killed by an elephant and then devoured by lions in a South African national park where a search team found only a skull and trousers. The man met his fate last week after he entered Kruger National Park with four accomplices, with the goal of hunting rhinos, according to CNN, who cited park officials. An elephant …

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Elephants form joints with trunks to pick up small items for eating

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A team of researchers from members of the Georgia Institute of Technology, the Atlanta Zoo and the Rochester Institute of Technology has discovered how elephants can quickly and easily grab small objects and eat them very quickly. In their publication Journal of the Royal Society Interface the group describes their study and what they have found. …

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Why elephants do not shed their skin

The African elephant is known for its thick, wrinkled skin. But look closer, and you'll see a complicated network of tiny crevices that remind the skin of the mighty mammal of cracked mud or damaged asphalt. The purpose of these cracks is no secret. An elephant has no sweat or sebaceous glands, so it covers its skin in water or …

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