Why Do Elephants Have Big Ears?

Why do elephants have big ears? When humans are hot, we sweat. Elephants, however, cannot sweat like we do. So how do they regulate their body temperature? Elephants are huge, which means they produce a lot of body heat. Since elephants also typically live in very hot climates, it’s essential Continue Reading

The World’s Most Dangerous Animal Probably Isn’t What You Think

Let’s be honest: There are some seriously terrifying animals waiting out there in the big bad world. But when it comes to outright killing people, which creatures come out on top? From snakes to bugs to killer crocs, here are the most dangerous animals in the world. Many humans actually Continue Reading

Orphan Elephant Calf Survives Predator Attack

COMM: The Kenya Wildlife service has received a number of calls about a tiny elephant calf who has been seen wandering alone; looking very malnourished with small predator bites on his back legs. COMM: The youngster was rescued by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and Kenya Wildlife Service in a Continue Reading

Why Male Mammoths Lost the Game (w/ TierZoo!)

Hey everyone, we have an exciting announcement! Just in time for the holidays, you can now get your own cozy, Eons socks! Now you can stay warm while showcasing the layers of rock and fossils that help reveal the history of life on Earth. Get yours at DFTBA.com!! About 140,000 Continue Reading

The Secret Language of Elephants

This episode of SciShow is sponsored by Brilliant! Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow to learn more. [♪ INTRO] In 1984, biologist Katharine Payne spent a week observing elephants at a zoo in Oregon, and she noticed something strange. Every now and then, she could feel what she described as a faint throbbing Continue Reading

My Best Friend Is An Elephant | BEAST BUDDIES

LAURYN MURRAY: How close are me and Lady Essex? Well, just as close as a human and an animal can ever be. LAURYN MURRAY: I grew up on a circus. Lady Essex became a part of our family before I was born. She is an Asian elephant, she almost weighs Continue Reading

Inside the Dark World of Captive Wildlife Tourism | National Geographic

– (sighs) Jesus. We came behind the stadium where the elephants perform and we found this juvenile elephant. He had gaping red wounds at his temple. He also has a broken leg. The other one is chained up. He looks totally emaciated. Skin and bones. And this is the worst Continue Reading

Heartbreaking footage shows dead elephant who collapsed carrying tourists

 Heartbreaking footage shows an elephant which died from exhaustion after being forced to carry tourists on safari in Sri Lanka  Animal rights groups say the animal’s cruel demise demonstrates the cruel treatment elephants endure – and said it shows why holidaymakers must refuse to ride them  The animal, nicknamed Kanakota, Continue Reading

Elderly Elephant Starts Crying When Man Plays Piano For Her

If you ever have the chance to help an animal in need, do not hesitate, because animals never forget good deeds, and they are capable of showing people how grateful they are. This is a heartwarming video about a man who fell in love with the elephants and changed their Continue Reading