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Apr 2, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
From an elephant that speaks Korean to goldfish that distinguish Bach from Stravinsky, the animal kingdom is full of non-human brainiacs.
Mar 11, 2014 10:20 AM ET // AFP
African elephants can differentiate between human languages and move away from those considered a threat.
Feb 18, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The list of empathetic animal species continues to grow, with everything from funeral-attending birds to chirping elephants demonstrating care and concern for others.
Feb 11, 2014 03:00 AM ET // AFP
The White House administrative action prohibits all commercial imports of African elephant ivory.
Jan 28, 2014 01:52 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Elephants at U.S. zoos are too heavy, so a reserve is planned to help the paunchy pachyderms. Continue reading →
Jan 6, 2014 09:45 AM ET // AFP
The first ever public destruction of ivory in China aims to shed the country's image as a global hub for the illegal trade in African elephant tusks.
Dec 2, 2013 03:00 AM ET // AFP
An estimated 22,000 elephants were illegally killed across Africa last year.
Nov 20, 2013 03:19 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Scientists hoping to record elephant vocalizations instead captured the precise moment when an elephant was shot and killed by ivory poachers in Central Africa. Continue reading →
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