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Keen sense of smell in elephants may help locate cancerous tumors

2 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
For most us, seeing dogs around us who attempt to identify illegal substances is sufficiently unnerving, but the feeling is insignificant compared to the prospect of an oversized land mammal being used for the same purpose. The exceptional sense of smell characterizing elephants is the reason some pachyderms in South…