Behavior

Fascinating elephant rescue of baby in mud

A friend alerted us to this short video which shows fascinating elephant empathetic behavior and forethought. The entire elephant family we see is tuskless, which suggests a population....
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Elephants intimidate predators by rushing at them with a trumpet blast

If an elephant or group of elephants decides to intimidate a predator they may do so by producing a range of terrifyingly powerful vocalizations. One of these calls is a particularly....
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Elephants and social learning

Learning through watching the behavior of others, or social learning, is an important component of the acquisition of behavior in elephants. For instance, young elephants learn what to....
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The Floppy-Run is a signal of elephant fun!

Some of our contacts were very enthusiastic at the possibility of learning more about elephant behavior via our blog, so we are going to continue to share some elephant behavior with....
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How can you tell when an elephant is listening?

To study elephant communication it is crucial to understand the body language of elephants - for these are clues to what might happen next. Petter and I are pretty good at anticipating....
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How can you tell when an elephant is listening?


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