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Hybrid woolly mammoths could soon walk the Earth, thanks to Harvard scientists

Hybrid woolly mammoths could soon walk the Earth, thanks to Harvard scientists Well, scientists at Harvard University have a not dissimilar scheme to bring back another long-extinct creature in the form of the woolly mammoth.” This “mammophant” would be part elephant, but with various mammoth genes spliced in using gene editing to give it shaggy hair, smaller ears, cold-adapted blood, and other woolly mammoth characteristics.

Annoyed elephant makes tourists uncomfortable by chasing them for miles

Annoyed elephant makes tourists uncomfortable by chasing them for miles Going on a safari affords you the chance to see amazing animals out in their natural habitat.It's thrilling, but there's also an underlying sense of nervousness.

Irritated elephant chucks a tree branch at a Jeep-full of people

Irritated elephant chucks a tree branch at a Jeep-full of people Elephants are majestic creatures.But while adorable, they can also be incredibly dangerous.

Elephant frightens the bejesus out of group of tourists on safari

Elephant frightens the bejesus out of group of tourists on safari Honestly, all this elephant wanted to do was cross the road.But, a group of Northern Irish tourists on safari in South Africa had other plans.

Extremely happy elephant is super excited to meet the Queen

Extremely happy elephant is super excited to meet the Queen For most fans of the royal family, meeting the Queen would make their lives complete.But today an elephant named Donna didn't just meet the Queen, she got hand-fed a banana by Her Majesty.

Early Human History Gets Curiouser and Curiouser

Early Human History Gets Curiouser and Curiouser For some time, experts have thought people first arrived in the Americas from the so-called “Old World” around 15,000 years ago.Researchers now believe that they’ve found evidence of humans in the Americas that dates back over 130,000 years.

Once again, here's why people should think twice about riding elephants

Once again, here's why people should think twice about riding elephants We're sure you don't need to be told, but riding elephants is not good.A new report by World Animal Protection titled Taken For A Ride says that 3 in 4 elephants in tourist entertainment venues around Asia are living in poor, unacceptable welfare conditions.

Intense video shows elephant stranded at sea being saved by rescuers

Intense video shows elephant stranded at sea being saved by rescuers An intense video circulating the internet (a version of which was posted by the Daily Mirror Sri Lanka and embedded above) shows rescuers from the Sri Lanka navy towing an elephant stranded at sea back to shore.9m) off Sri Lanka's north-eastern coast.