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It's Ants Vs. Elephants, and Ants Are Winning

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, ants, elephants )

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Elephants, as you can imagine, have really hearty appetites. This is a problem in African savannas, where, in the battle of tree vs. elephant, the elephant usually wins. It uses its mighty trunk to rip off branches and demolish the tree.

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Pat B (356)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 11:33 am
Very interesting...Thanks, Cher!

MmAway M (505)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 1:07 pm

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Saturday September 11, 2010, 1:45 pm
Not something you want to read about...

Ashley J (0)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 2:15 pm

Sharyn Hembree (16)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 10:25 pm
Thanks Cher. I had heard there was a problem with ants and that elephants won't eat from trees that are covered with ants. Poor elephants! They have enough struggles as it is to find food!

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Saturday September 11, 2010, 11:22 pm
Move this to the front page already!!!

Allan Booyjzsen (178)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 12:36 am
Thank you Cher. This is a fascinating article. I love ants and do my best to protect them in my garden, home and by watching where I walk. I love elephants too - they are so majestic. It is a pity that they have to put up with the greed of man. The ants, well that is the trees natural defense.

They too, are created by the same loving hand of God which Created us…
It is our duty to Protect them and to promote their well-being.”
Mother Teresa

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Sunday September 12, 2010, 1:37 am
Interesting, thank you - noted

Claudia Elliott (40)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 7:43 am
Interesting, thanks for sharing.

Carol H (229)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 8:35 am
thanks Cher noted
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