An elephant at the Emmen, Netherlands, zoo stands at the edge of a ditch in 2009, a day after another elephant fell into the ditch and died.
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April 11, 2013 When animals die, their close relatives and friends may be plunged into mourning. Commentator Barbara J. King writes about animal grief in her new book, citing examples seen in animals large and small. She finds solace in the knowledge that humans are not the only animals who feel loss.
Nari, a dolphin bitten by a shark in February 2009, was almost completely healed one month later.
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July 25, 2011 A researcher hopes that learning how dolphins resist infection and use stem cells to rebuild tissue will provide some insight into how to help injured humans.
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