Elephant matriarchs pinpoint predators by ear.
Hippos hang out in the water most of the time, but are they good swimmers?
When elephants swim, they use their trunks as snorkels, so their trunks must be adaptations for swimming.
The protein myoglobin provides new clues to the evolution of diving in mammals.
Scientists suspected that two populations, African savannah and African forest elephants, were separate species because of their size differences.
An unusual partnership is happening on the African plain. The whistling-thorn acacia tree is using ants to defend against elephant attacks.
According to a new study, larger animals tend to react much more slowly to physical stimuli than smaller animals.
Learn how acacias, ants and elephants work together to survive.
You've probably heard that elephants are afraid of small rodent like mice and rats. But is there really any truth in this? Find out on A Moment of Science.
Cowboys in Western movies sometimes puts their ear to the ground to listen for a stampede or wagon train. Elephants can also communicate by hearing vibrations.