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Behold the African Elephant. But Which One?
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, genetics, two species, african elephants, forest, savanna elephant )

Simone
- 3105 days ago - nytimes.com
There are two distinct species of elephants in Africa, not one, according to new genetic evidence. Previously, some scientists argued that the African savanna elephant and the forest elephant were the same species
Elephants Are Terrified Of Ants - VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: studies, african elephants, fear, ants, interesting )

Simone
- 3216 days ago - gizmodo.com.au
The legend is that a mouse can freak out elephants, but the truth is that their worst enemy is much smaller: ants. Elephants are scared of ants. That's what Jacob Goheen and Todd Palmer have discovered in Africa's sub-Saharian savannah.
Botswana Tries Spicy Solution to Keep Elephants at Bay
Offbeat  (tags: chilli hot peppers, farmers, african elephants, decoy )

Simone
- 3503 days ago - google.com
Tourists love to watch herds of elephants trekking across Botswana's famed Okavango Delta, but nearby farmers watch in dismay when the animals trample their crops, leaving them little to eat. Now those farmers have a new, safe weapon to keep elephants
   

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