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Sassy asked in Science & MathematicsZoology · 1 month ago

Are elephants really afraid of mice?

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  • God
    Lv 7
    1 month ago
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    No, that's just a myth.  I doubt if an elephant can even see a mouse way down there on the ground.

  • 1 month ago

    I've seen an elephant startled and avoiding a chipmunk.

    The theory with mice is that they could enter the elephant's trunk and cause harm, and the elephant has no recourse if that happens.

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