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Nerdy Curio

January 19, 2017

Elephant Footprints Become Tiny Critter Havens

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The recent announcement from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus that it would be permanently ending performances this May is happy news for performing animals and many animal lovers. Today’s Nerdy Curio from 60-Second Science focuses on the circus's most iconic animal: the elephant. These large creatures are remarkable on their own, but find out how wild elephants are crucial for the existence of other animals.

Aired October 12, 2016

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