World Elephant Day: 10 Ways Elephants Are Like Us

In honor of World Elephant Day, we take a look at some of the traits these amazing giants have in common with people.

Published On 08/12/2016
9:47 AM EDT
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Africa is home to more than 800 species of animals, some of which -- like the African elephant -- you won't find naturally anywhere else in the world. Credit: iStockphoto/Thinkstock
Asian elephants have been added to the list of animals that show concern for others. Credit: Wikimedia Commons
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Dog's best friend? Courtesy of Myrtle Beach Safari
An Asian elephant, like this one, was able to speak Korean. Credit: Yathin Krishnappa, Wikimedia Commons
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