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Do "elephants have 40 cancer-fighting proteins in their DNA?" Elephants have 40 copies of a single cancer-fighting protein. This means they have a lot more of that protein than humans. Do elephants rarely get cancer? They get cancer about as much as other animals. The fact that they don't get cancer more is surprising because they are big and long lived. ...


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The answer to this, is Yes, It does appear that elephants are typically restrained using a chain tied around the leg between the foot and carpus (wrist) however No, they are not incapable of breaking free The story of the elephant and the breakable peg, which the elephant does not break crops up repeatedly in life coaching/positive attitude works a great ...


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It seems unlikely that there is any basis to this claim. See this question and the answer and comments posted on psychology.stackexchange.com. While there are, according to @Fizz, CT devices for larger animals such as horses, CT cannot be used for functional imaging of the brain. The maximum mass that can be put onto the stretcher of the CT device is given ...


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The answer is yes. Every year male elephant face a period called Musth. Musth is a periodic condition in bull (male) elephants, characterized by highly aggressive behavior and accompanied by a large rise in reproductive hormones.[1] There chances that to overcome the high level of testosterone, they might (ahem) "trunk" themselves. Rare behavior ...


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