Instinctive Behavior In Elephants

Jude The Animal Expert Dude • 13

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I made a fascinating discovery about elephants today.

If you poke them repeatedly in the stomach with your index finger, elephants will instinctively grab you around the neck with their trunks and shake you like a rag doll for several seconds before slamming you to the ground.

Apparently, other elephants have an instinctive reaction to such behavior in which they appear to be smiling.

Instinct is a curious thing.

—Jude The Animal Expert Dude

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