Elephant Tusks: What Are They Made of & What’s Their Purpose?

From their floppy ears to their giant trunks to their truly massive size, there’s a lot that stands out about the elephant. But elephant tusks are both a valuable tool and a potential liability for these gentle giants. The desire for ivory has made elephants popular targets for illegal poaching, and it can have a … Continue reading Elephant Tusks: What Are They Made of & What’s Their Purpose?