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Posts tagged elephants

September 10, 2010

 

Acacia Trees Use Ants To Defend Against Elephants

An unusual partnership is happening on the African plain. The whistling-thorn acacia tree is using ants to defend against elephant attacks.

July 6, 2010

 

Larger Animals Have Slower Reflexes

According to a new study, larger animals tend to react much more slowly to physical stimuli than smaller animals.

November 17, 2009

 

Acacias, Ants And Elephants

Learn how acacias, ants and elephants work together to survive.

May 27, 2009

 

Rodents, Bees, and Elephants

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.

January 13, 2009

 

Quiet! This Noise is Hurting My Feet

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.

October 5, 2007

 

Parroting Elephants

Did you know parrots have something in common with elephants?

May 21, 2007

 

Big Blue Whales: The Gentle Giant

What is the biggest living animal? An elephant? Not even close. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 30, 2004

 

Infrasound: Sounds You Can’t Hear

There's a whole world of sound, called infrasound, that your ears can't pick up. Learn more, on this Moment of Science.

March 5, 2004

 

Do Other Animals Besides Humans Cry?

Do other animals besides humans cry? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Older Means Wiser for Elephants

Older and wiser has a special meaning when it comes to elephants, as we discuss in this Moment of Science.

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