Animal Parenting

Elephant Moms and the Loss of a Calf

January 6, 2021 0

It is commonly accepted that elephants are extremely intelligent and curious animals, capable of complex social interactions. Recorded events have clearly demonstrated that elephants are intensely curious of other elephant corpses at varying states of […]

Animal Parenting

Giraffe Moms Mourn Their Deceased Calves

March 11, 2020 2

Giraffe moms form strong bonds with their calves. They remain in close contact for the first 12-16 months of their lives. Moms only leave their calves briefly, while they are well hidden, to procure food […]