Happy elephants at Hannover Adventure Zoo | Photo: zoos.media

Elephants Don’t Have Tear Ducts – So Why Are They Always Crying?

Published on www.whyanimalsdothething.com the 09.06.2018. | By: Rachel Garner

The urban myth that elephants can cry, just like humans, lives on. In the article, the author explains why this isn’t anatomically possible and what actually occurs.

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Note: But elephants are also an exciting and important topic beyond the alleged tears. In modern zoos and aquariums they are important ambassadors and kept busy with training, into which you can gain insight here for example:


In the following video you can get a glimpse of how elephants get pampered:

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