12/08/2014 10:30 am ET Updated Dec 08, 2014

Special Delivery: Rare Set Of Elephant Twins Born In South Africa

Every new elephant birth is a cause for celebration given the state of the species — elephants are killed in record numbers due to rampant ivory poaching. But one pachyderm parent on the Pongola Game Reserve in South Africa is doing more than her part to help replenish the species’ numbers by giving birth to a rare set of twins.

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