Mike the Mad Biologist

Category archives for Elephants

So Which One Is the Pet?

I found this video of an elephant and her dog. Or is it a dog and her elephant? Does anyone have any idea how these two might view each other? I don’t think they view each other as conspecifics. Do they view each other as equals, or does one feel responsible for the other? Either…


Who knew elephants could use text messaging? Actually, park rangers in Kenya have developed a ‘virtual fence‘ to separate rambunctious elephants from people: