Elephants can literally sniff out danger

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Animal intelligence keeps surprising me. Elephants are some of the most mysterious and interesting animals. This article details how elephants are able to classify individuals.

“LONDON (Reuters) – Elephants can literally smell danger, according to a study on Thursday that shows the animals can sniff out whether humans are friends or foes.

…”The degree with which the elephants are able to classify people hasn’t been shown before in any animal,” said Lucy Bates, a cognitive psychologist at the University of St. Andrews, who worked on the study published in Current Biology…”

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Reuters: Elephants can literally sniff out danger >
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