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Ely's return

Duration: 01:48

Among the many elephants that live in the shadow of Kilimanjaro is a familiar-looking male that the researchers haven't seen for so long they don't immediately recognise him. This is Ely, who has been away from the herd for over eight years and now searches for the remaining members of his own family among the hundreds of elephants that have gathered after the rains.

Available since: Thu 5 Aug 2010


Martyn Colbeck
Cynthia Moss
Mike Birkhead

This clip is from

Natural World 2010-2011, Echo - An Unforgettable Elephant

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First broadcast: 05 Aug 2010

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