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Elephants Better Beat the Heat--or Else

May 8th, 2013

Episode 100 of 725 episodes

With a relatively small surface area to body volume, elephant heat dissipation is limited to the point where extended exertion in the heat can be fatal. Sophie Bushwick reports

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