Animal IQ

Elephants: Do Giant Brains Mean More Smarts?

Episode 4 | 11m 38s  | Video has closed captioning.

African elephants are known to recognize groups of humans, to test electric fences with their tusks to avoid injury, and (of course) can remember paths to resources passed down to them decades earlier. But, can elephants cooperate to solve a puzzle? How good are they at understanding themselves and their place in the savannah? What does an elephant really know?

Aired: 04/19/21

Rating: NR


Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning