The elephant brain is the largest of all land mammals, with a mass of over 5 kg. It is similar in structure to the human brain.
Matriarchal refers to social organisation. Societies that are matriarchal have a dominant female in charge.
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Gibbons are the gymnasts of the animal kingdom bridging gaps of over 10 metres when brachiating.
Killer whales or orcas are considered to be highly intelligent and curious marine mammals. Despite their name, there have been no recorded human fatalities caused by killer whales in the wild.
Ring-tailed lemurs are meticulously clean animals. After feeding they groom themselves thoroughly, using its comb-like teeth and the long claw on the second toe of its hind foot.