Latest Moeritherium Stories
Elephants are known to keep cool through a number of ways, including using their enormous ears as fans and/or radiators. However, the species rarely stray away from water, so scientists decided to look into the role evaporative cooling plays in keeping elephants cool at different temperatures.
Elephants, those large and lumbering landlubbers, used to live partially in the water, according to new research.
Researchers from Oxford University and Stony Brook University have discovered an ancient water-dwelling mammal that had close ties to modern day elephants.