Amazing: Watch an Elephant Sniff for Bombs

March 26, 2015 - At the Adventures with Elephants ranch in Bela Bela, South Africa, the US Army is training captive elephants to sniff out traces of TNT brought to them from the battlefield. In one exercise, an elephant is rewarded after correctly identifying the TNT smell placed in one of seven buckets. The Army is researching elephant sniffing ability with an ultimate goal of creating an artificial detector that can identify explosives from afar.

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