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As elephant move through harsh African bush in their daily mission of feeding, their long ears may suffer tearing. As a result of the tearing the  elephant may get their own unique identity. In Amboseli National Park the shape of elephant ears, either natural or otherwise, are used by research scientists as one way of identifying individuals.

As elephant move through harsh African bush in their daily mission of feeding, their long ears may suffer tearing. As a result of the tearing the elephant may get their own unique identity. In Amboseli National Park the shape of elephant ears, either natural or otherwise, are used by research scientists as one way of identifying individuals.

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