The pink thing you see at right is the author's drawing representing the brain of an elephant seen from the top.

The small gray drawing is a human brain seen from above.

An elephant's brain is about four times as large as a human's. However, on a pound for pound basis, our brains are a higher percentage of our body weight than an elephant's brain is of his. But make no mistake. They are intelligent animals capable of learning and even solving problems.

Elephants are among the few animals which exhibit self awareness when viewing a reflection of themselves.


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