Researchers have sniffed out the secret to elephants' smelling success

ReutersPublished: August 18, 2014135,672 views
Published: August 18, 2014

Elephants 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.

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