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Elephants can produce a broad range of vocalizations and trumpeting—up to 70 separate calls—and it is estimated that a female can recognize the voices of 100 other females. In addition, they produce sounds at frequencies below the range of human hearing—these have been compared to the rumbling lowest notes of a pipe organ.
Grey elephant, stretching under blue skies
Photograph elephants in Africa
Elephants have been known to die of a broken heart when a mate dies. They refuse to eat and will lie down, shedding tears, until they starve to death. They reject all human help.
“Hold my heart, lest it breaks. Hold my hand, lest I fall. Hold me close, lest I fear.”
He was older than any other animal, older than the oldest clown, and much, much older than the circus itself.
Aww, elephants are lovely. Those fences shouldn't be in her way begin with.
Touching - the absolute reason I adore elephants. Their compassion is so beautiful!
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Awww. thats at disney on the jungle boat ride. been on there several times. my parents took us to disney in 195?. i cant remember 'cause i was so little. my dad was taller than a few of the trees.
Is this elephant still alive or has she been killed for her ivory? If she is dead, where is the little baby? Stop elephant poaching.
Different elephant herds can meet at water holes or grazing sites with no friction between the groups. Observers have reported that often these appear to be joyous reunions. judyhigginsbooks.com