Elephant fact #7

An elephant’s ears help control its body temperature. When elephants flap their ears on hot days, blood circulates in the ear’s numerous veins. The blood returns to the head and body about 9 degrees cooler.

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  1. Victoria / Justice Pirate

    that’s awesome. wish I could do that.

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