Is anyone else REALLY EXCITED about this whole blogging project? I can’t wait to read what you all have to say…

Yesterday in class I was thinking about what I wanted this assigned first post to be about (although I know it’s more of a test-out-the-system endeavor than anything else, why waste an opportunity to think about something interesting, right?), and it occurred to me to write about the most intriguing thing I noticed about the elephants I studied in Tanzania last Fall—a thing which, ironically, had utterly nothing to do with what I was studying about them.

A bull elephant in Ngorongoro Crater, grazing by wrapping his trunk around tufts of grass.

More after the break…

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