Elephants Use Their Trunks as Leaf-Blowers to Acquire Inaccessible Food

In a paper published in the journal Animal Cognition, Japanese scientists report on two female Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in Kamine Zoo, Japan, who regularly blew to drive food within their reach. Previous studies have suggested that elephants may manipulate their breath to acquire unreachable food, but there has been limited opportunity to test this [...] —> Read More