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Is it true that African elephants are highly intelligent?

Asked by J. Pollock, Last updated: Sep 26, 2019

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C. Wasek

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C. WasekPhilanthropist, Post Graduate, Corpus Christi
Philanthropist, Post Graduate, Corpus Christi

Answered on Sep 26, 2019

African elephants are highly intelligent, and they are most times smarter than what you could ever imagine. No doubt, elephants generally, have the biggest brain compared with other land animals. So many researches have been carried out by researchers in a bid to efficiently determine how intelligent African elephants are. First of all, elephants are parts of the few creatures that can manipulate things around them to get what they want.

If an elephant sees a fruit that cannot be plucked by using its trunk, it is intelligent to think that it can use materials around to pluck it. Elephants can also use their trunk to pick up materials that can be used to scratch other parts of their body. Have you ever seen elephants mourning the death of their kind? This shows they are emotional in their way. During this period, they move close to the dead body and stay with it for hours, and in some cases, they will bury it.

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Travis Martin

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Travis MartinCorporate employee, MCA, Hunavatnshreppur
Corporate employee, MCA, Hunavatnshreppur

Answered on Apr 05, 2019

African elephants are indeed highly intelligent creatures. They are non-human species. However, they are the most intelligent, as well as, socially intricate and emotionally complex species of animals in the world.

African elephants are indeed highly intelligent creatures. They are non-human species. However,

Elephants are capable of a wide variety of behaviors from those that are associated with grief, learning, play, altruism, and much more.

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