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Elephants catnap before sunrise, new research shows - Independent Online;

Elephants catnap before sunrise, new research shows - Independent Online

Independent OnlineElephants catnap before sunrise, new research showsIndependent OnlineElephants in their natural environment sleep an average of only two hours a day, according to recent research conducted by Professor Paul Manger of the School of Anatomical Sciences at Wits University. “Sleep is one of those life-sustaining things we ...and more »

Elephants living in the wild only sleep 2 to 3 hours a day - Pulse Headlines;

Elephants living in the wild only sleep 2 to 3 hours a day - Pulse Headlines

Pulse HeadlinesElephants living in the wild only sleep 2 to 3 hours a dayPulse HeadlinesA new study concluded that elephants have less sleep than any other mammal, including humans. The study says that wild elephants tend to sleep only 2 or 3 hours at night. Scientists believe there is a link between size and sleeping hours. This is the ...and more »

Huge elephant discovery floors scientists - Morning Ticker;

Huge elephant discovery floors scientists - Morning Ticker

Morning TickerHuge elephant discovery floors scientistsMorning TickerScientists are shocked by a major discovery made about elephants, and they can't figure out how it is even possible. Scientists are scratching their heads after making a discovery about elephants that doesn't seem to fit with reality. Despite the fact ...and more »

Elephants sleep just two hours a night, study reports - Science Recorder;

Elephants sleep just two hours a night, study reports - Science Recorder

Science RecorderElephants sleep just two hours a night, study reportsScience RecorderNew research shows elephants, despite their great size, function on just a few hours of sleep a night. 2497381 / Pixabay. 222. SHARES. ShareTweetRedditSubscribe. StumbleuponGoogleMail. Sign up to receive our weekly newsletter of the most popular ...and more »

African Elephants Are the Undisputed Champions of Burning the Midnight Oil - Mid-Day Daily;

African Elephants Are the Undisputed Champions of Burning the Midnight Oil - Mid-Day Daily

Mid-Day DailyAfrican Elephants Are the Undisputed Champions of Burning the Midnight OilMid-Day DailyRemember those all-nighters you used to pull in college just to get a passing grade in an exam? If you think that you're the undisputed champion of burning the midnight oil, then you might want to reconsider. Recent research proved that the African ...and more »

Elephants take on college students, new parents for wackiest sleep schedule - Christian Science Monitor;

Elephants take on college students, new parents for wackiest sleep schedule - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorElephants take on college students, new parents for wackiest sleep scheduleChristian Science MonitorElephants get by on as little as two hours a day, often while standing, says a new study. Monitor's Best: Top 5. US patrol sends signal to Beijing's claims in South China Sea – but how strong? All in the family? NATO first-timers Trump and Macron a ...and more »

What African elephants with Fitbits teach us about why and when we sleep - Quartz

What African elephants with Fitbits teach us about why and when we sleepQuartzWild African elephants may not care about their step counts, but scientists who fitted two elephants with “fitbits” believe the results could change our understanding of sleep. Most mammals sleep. But the purpose of this period of inactivity and ...and more »

Wild Elephants Sleep Just 2 Hours a Day, Puzzling Scientists in UCLA Study - NBCNews.com;

Wild Elephants Sleep Just 2 Hours a Day, Puzzling Scientists in UCLA Study - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comWild Elephants Sleep Just 2 Hours a Day, Puzzling Scientists in UCLA StudyNBCNews.comAnyone who feels proud for pulling an all-nighter has nothing on the African Elephant. A study released Wednesday of two matriarchal elephants in Botswana's Chobe National Park revealed the lumbering creatures only slept for two hours a day ...and more »

Wild Elephants Might Only Need 2 Hours Of Sleep A Night - Newsy;

Wild Elephants Might Only Need 2 Hours Of Sleep A Night - Newsy

NewsyWild Elephants Might Only Need 2 Hours Of Sleep A NightNewsyIt seems wild elephants don't need a full eight hours of sleep every night to maintain one of the longest memories in the animal kingdom. According to one team of scientists in South Africa, wild elephants sleep an average of just two hours a night ...and more »

What Do Elephants Do All Day? 2 Hours Of Sleep Leaves Time To Eat, Find Drinking Water, And Play - International Business Times;

What Do Elephants Do All Day? 2 Hours Of Sleep Leaves Time To Eat, Find Drinking Water, And Play - International Business Times

International Business TimesWhat Do Elephants Do All Day? 2 Hours Of Sleep Leaves Time To Eat, Find Drinking Water, And PlayInternational Business TimesTwo hours of sleep each night sounds like an awful way for a human to live, but it might be normal rest for elephants. Researchers tracked two “wild, free-roaming African elephant matriarchs” in Botswana for a study in PLOS One to determine their ...and more »

Wild elephants will sleep when they're dead - Popular Science;

Wild elephants will sleep when they're dead - Popular Science

Popular ScienceWild elephants will sleep when they're deadPopular ScienceHey, you'd look tired too if you only slept two hours last night. Or not all. Pexels. Wild elephants can't be bothered with sleep. Who could blame them? They have good reasons to stay awake. African elephants need to gobble a few hundred pounds of food ...and more »

Matriarch Elephants Survive on Two Hours of Sleep Per Day - Laboratory Equipment;

Matriarch Elephants Survive on Two Hours of Sleep Per Day - Laboratory Equipment

Laboratory EquipmentMatriarch Elephants Survive on Two Hours of Sleep Per DayLaboratory EquipmentWild African elephants sleep an average of just two hours per day—less than any other mammal—a new study shows. Researchers from Wits University and the University of California, Los Angeles tracked two matriarch elephants in Chobe National Park in ...and more »

Study: Wild Elephants Only Sleep 2 Hours Per Night - The Onion (satire);

Study: Wild Elephants Only Sleep 2 Hours Per Night - The Onion (satire)

The Onion (satire)Study: Wild Elephants Only Sleep 2 Hours Per NightThe Onion (satire)Researchers have found that although elephants in captivity sleep four to six hours per day, in the wild they sleep only two hours a night. What do you think? “No wonder they get so much shit done.” Simon Hellenga Book Jacketer. “Living in fear of ...and more »

These elephants sleep only 2 hours a day, and scientists have no clue how they do it - Washington Post;

These elephants sleep only 2 hours a day, and scientists have no clue how they do it - Washington Post

Washington PostThese elephants sleep only 2 hours a day, and scientists have no clue how they do itWashington PostParents of infants, college students during finals season and the White House press corps should stand back in awe. A new champion non-sleeper has been crowned: Loxodonta africana, the African elephant. After observing a pair of African elephant ...and more »

Elephants Only Sleep For Two Hours A Night, If They Even Sleep At All - Forbes;

Elephants Only Sleep For Two Hours A Night, If They Even Sleep At All - Forbes

ForbesElephants Only Sleep For Two Hours A Night, If They Even Sleep At AllForbesWhile most humans enjoy sleeping an average of seven hours per night, the world's largest land mammals only seem to need a fraction of that according to a new study this week in PLOS ONE. Researchers have studied the sleep patterns of captive ...and more »

Elephants May Sleep Less Than Any Other Mammal - The Wire;

Elephants May Sleep Less Than Any Other Mammal - The Wire

The WireElephants May Sleep Less Than Any Other MammalThe WireScientists have found that the world's largest land mammal sleeps two hours per day on average and some days not at all, and does so mostly standing up. A male elephant grazes during an exercise to fit them with advanced satellite radio tracking collar ...and more »

Scientists Reveal the Sleeping Habits of Elephants - Apex Tribune;

Scientists Reveal the Sleeping Habits of Elephants - Apex Tribune

Apex TribuneScientists Reveal the Sleeping Habits of ElephantsApex TribuneResearchers unveil the sleeping habits of elephants. Two elephants in Botswana were monitored to reveal more about their natural sleep patterns. Usually, elephants in zoos sleep between six and four hours per day. Nevertheless, in their natural ...and more »

African elephants sleep the least of all animals: Study - India TV;

African elephants sleep the least of all animals: Study - India TV

India TVAfrican elephants sleep the least of all animals: StudyIndia TVThe giant African elephant doesn't need that much sleep, a new study revealed. After observing two female matriarchs for about a month, researchers learned that the giant pachyderms sleep an average of just 2 hours. India TV Lifestyle Desk ...and more »

Snooze news: Elephants may sleep less than any other mammal - ABS-CBN News;

Snooze news: Elephants may sleep less than any other mammal - ABS-CBN News

ABS-CBN NewsSnooze news: Elephants may sleep less than any other mammalABS-CBN NewsA male elephant grazes during an exercise to fit them with advanced satellite radio tracking collar to monitor their movement and control human-wildlife conflict near Mt. Kilimanjaro at the Amboseli National Park, in Kenya. Reuters. WASHINGTON - There ...and more »

Wild African Elephants Are Shortest Sleepers Among Land Mammals - Tech Times;

Wild African Elephants Are Shortest Sleepers Among Land Mammals - Tech Times

Tech TimesWild African Elephants Are Shortest Sleepers Among Land MammalsTech TimesTwo African elephants turned out to sleep two hours a day on average, with the sleep occurring mostly at pre-dawn. They went without sleep for up to 46 hours, traveling long distances. ( Cameron Spencer | Getty Images ). Elephants sleep an average of ...and more »