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10 Things You Didn't Know About Wise, Extraordinary Elephants (PHOTOS)

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Despite their imposing physical presence, elephants are essentially friendly giants. They are known for their incredible determination and loyalty, and express advanced social connections. Across different cultures around the world, they are symbols of reliability, honor, patience and pride. In the Hindu line of thought, the elephant is found in the form of Ganesha, the god of good luck and wisdom. Check out the slideshow below of these peaceful creatures and some of their interesting characteristics. There is a lot we can learn from the daily habits of these peculiar animals!

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