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Here are the latest posts about Elephants on Science, Space & Robots:

Mystery Over Mass Elephant Deaths in Botswana
There are hundreds of elephants dying in Bostwana and experts are not yet sure why. (July 9, 2020)

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus to Close in May 2017
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will run its final performances in May 2017. The circus is closing after 146 years. (January 15, 2017)

Scientists Complete First Comprehensive Analysis of Woolly Mammoth Genome
Scientists have completed the first comprehensive analysis of the woolly mammoth genome and compared it to the genome of the Asian elephant. (July 5, 2015)

Bachelor Party Finds Stegomastodon Skull and Tusks at New Mexico State Park
A bachelor party stumbled across a well-preserved fossilized stegomastodon skull and tusks while camping at a New Mexico state park. (June 14, 2014)

Researchers Say Elephant's Tomb in Carmona May Have Been Temple to God Mithras
Researchers say the Elephant's Tomb in the Roman necropolis of Carmona may have been a temple to the god Mithras. (May 11, 2013)

Peter the Elephant Plays With Tablet
Here is a video of Peter the elephant playing with a Samsung tablet, the Galaxy Note. (March 29, 2012)

Baby Elephant Arrives at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo After Nearly Two Year Gestation Period
A baby Asian elephant arrived at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in London earlier this month after a nearly two year gestation period by his mother, Azizah. (October 28, 2011)

Elephants Pass Mirror Self-awareness Test
The Washington Post reports that elephants have passed the mirror test. (October 30, 2006)

Baby Elephant and White Rhinos
Irvin is a 314 pound male Asian elephant calf born June 1, 2005 at the Ringling Bros. (July 7, 2005)