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Reason to love elephants, No. 3: they’re matriarchal

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Herds for life, it’s the females that rule the roost in elephant herds, which are comprised of several generations of female relatives (aunts, sisters and cousins).

Find out how you can share your love of elephants this World Elephant Day at www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/WED

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Our Reason to love elephants No. 6: They’re among the most social mammals around

As a build up to World Elephant Day on August 12th The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is listing the 12 greatest reasons to love elephants. I’m a little late here coming in at #6 but here it is for all you animal elephant lovers.

Our Reason to love elephants No. 6: They’re among the most social mammals around

Elephants form extremely strong social bonds and love nothing more than a reassuring touch. But they have their own shared language which we can’t hear… imagine what they might be saying!

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