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Africa has two species of elephants, not one

Instead of one species of elephant, Africa has two, researchers said on Tuesday, confirming suspicions about the two distinctly different looking pachyderms. Full story

'African elephant' actually two separate species

Everyone is taught that there are two species of elephants — the African and the Asian — but new research is suggesting this isn't the whole truth. The "African elephant" is actually two species, as evolutionarily different as lions and tigers are from one another. Full story

Climate change wiped out woolly mammoths

Mighty swings in climate played a major role in causing mass extinctions of mammals, such as woolly mammoths and saber-toothed cats, in the last 50,000 years, researchers now suggest. Full story

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