Researchers have sniffed out the secret to elephants' smelling success

Reuters Published August 18, 2014 0 Plays

Rumble / Weird ScienceElephants have the best sense of smell on Earth, according to a new study from the University of Tokyo. The Japanese scientists found that elephant trunks contain more olfactory receptors genes than other single species on the planet, giving them a sense of smell 5 times more powerful than that of humans. Tara Cleary reports. Credit to Reuters.