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"They need to go out there and compete with other males. Learn the hierarchy."
Forget peanuts. In the heart of Florida's citrus grove region, it's the oranges elephants are after.
At the newly opened National Elephant Center in Fellsmere, the pachyderms have discovered how to pluck the fruit from the trees with their trunks and pop it into their mouths.
Fresh Valencia oranges are not the only thing that makes the 200-acre center unique. It is also the only such site operated by the U.S. zoo community to house displaced elephants.
Read more at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.