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Study finds that elephants evolved the most discerning nose of any mammal

Study finds that elephants evolved the most discerning nose of any mammal

Elephant noses might be the most discerning mammalian sniffers on the planet. According to a new study published Tuesday in Genome Research, African elephants may best humans, mice and even dogs on the measure of olfactory receptor genes.

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Photos: An unusual elephant parade in San Diego

Photos: An unusual elephant parade in San Diego

Thirty life-size elephant sculptures made their first public debut in Southern California in an effort to bring awareness to the endangered Asian Elephant species.

August 22, 2013 1:22 pm Photos

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Reid Park Zoo seeks partners to donate animal snacks

Reid Park Zoo seeks partners to donate animal snacks

A.E. Araiza / arizona daily star

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Reid Park Zoo seeks partners to donate animal snacks

Reid Park Zoo seeks partners to donate animal snacks

The zoo recently added five new elephants, two of whom are pictured. They, along with the giraffes and other hooved animals, are big fans of browse. The zoo has a list of approved plants, including those named below.

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Reid Park Zoo seeks partners to donate animal snacks

Reid Park Zoo seeks partners to donate animal snacks

The Reid Park Zoo is running low on leafy snacks for its animals and is reaching out to the community for a little help.

April 16, 2012 12:02 am Photos

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Elephant mother, 2 calves from San Diego join zoo

A female elephant and her two calves, the latest additions to the Reid Park Zoo, arrived at their new home late Tuesday night, officials said.

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Josh Brodesky: Elephant advocates lose fight, win respect

In this story, heartbreak starts with congratulations. After Hizzoner sealed the deal on the future of our elephants, moving Connie and Shaba to San Diego together, the congratulations came rolling in to Tracy Toland and Jessica Shuman.

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Connie, Shaba leave longtime home for Calif.

Longtime Reid Park Zoo residents Connie and Shaba left their decades-old home Wednesday morning for the San Diego Zoo.

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Crews shipping Tucson elephants to California today

Crews shipping Tucson elephants to California today

Longtime Reid Park Zoo residents Connie and Shaba are officially on their way to the San Diego Zoo.

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