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Elephants Can Speak

From Discovery: An Asian elephant male named Koshik can imitate human speech, speaking words in Korean that others who know the language can understand, a Current Biology study determined. The elephant’s vocabulary at present consists of at least five words: annyong (hello), anja (sit down), aniya (no), nuo (lie down), and choah (good). Given that

African vs. Asian Elephants

African vs. Asian Elephants You can tell by height, weight, wrinkles and ears! The African elephant is significantly larger, with bulls growing up to 13 ft tall. The biggest Asian males reach no more than 11m Adult Asian males weigh between 6,600-13,000lbs. The smallest African elephant weighs more than the largest Asian elephants and they