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Conservationists in Tanzania's Tarangire National Park have learned a 57-year-old elephant gave birth to twins in August 2017. Elephant twins are rare, and mortality is often higher among twins, but the calves are reportedly doing well.

Here & Now's Lisa Mullins talks to Vicki Croke (@TheWildLifeWBUR), host of WBUR's The Wild Life blog.

This segment aired on April 17, 2018.

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