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NESTS / BURROWS / SHELTERS - Editorial Comment

Editorial Comment (Editorial Overview Text Replicated on Overall Species page - Loxodonta africana - African Elephant)
  • Elephants may rest in forest thickets, providing deep shade, in the heat of the day.

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Nests / Burrows / Shelters

Source Information
  • Elephants may rest in forest thickets, providing deep shade, in the heat of the day. (B453.9.w9)

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Authors & Referees

Authors Dr Debra Bourne MA VetMB PhD MRCVS (V.w5)
Referee Susan K. Mikota DVM (V.w72)

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