Asian elephants aware of themselves

From: Doubleg71
Category: Asian
Added: 1 year ago
Duration: 14:22

Mirror Self-Recognition in Asian Elephants! - YouTube

This is because elephants regularly cover themselves with dust, changing their appearance. A small cross on their brow might be irrelevant to them. Also, it's possible that not all individuals are selfaware.

Self-recognition in an Asian elephant PNAS

Myanmars forests shelter an estimated 1, 400 to 2, 000 wild Asian elephants, which form the worlds secondlargest population after India. But todays population is merely a fraction of its historic levels, which scientists estimate at around 10, 000 elephants.

Facts About Elephants African Elephants & Asian Elephants

Asian elephants have joined a small group of animals, including great apes, bottlenose dolphins and eurasian magpies, that exhibit selfawareness. The study was conducted with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) using elephants at

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