An elephant in Kenya's Tsavo East National Park, home to some 13,000 of these remarkable animals.
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October 18, 2013 Pointing, when you think about it, is a remarkable communicative act and understanding pointing is no mean feat. So it's somewhat remarkable, says commentator Alva Noë, that elephants seem to be able to understand humans when we make meaningful gestures.
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