Elephant senses may save them

Investor's Business Daily
October 2014
Investors Business Daily;10/15/2014, pA02
So keen are the senses of the largest land mammals, they know of approaching storms as far away as 150 miles. A research team from Texas A&M Univ. and Univ. of Virginia made the finding by analyzing data from GPS tracking devices on elephants in 14 herds. The scientists want to use this ability to help save elephants from extinction. The researchers hope the information gained will help conservation efforts by making it easier for game keepers and police to track herd movements and stop poaching.


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