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Researchers Trace 60 Million Years of Elephant Evolution and How Humans May Be their Downfall

In 2013, paleontologist Bill Sanders from the University of Michigan received an intriguing invitation. An international team of researchers studying fossils in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates had uncovered something in the desert they wanted him to see. Sanders had devoted his career since the 1980s to investigating proboscideans, the order of huge plant-eating mammals […]