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Tim – one of the last big tusker elephants – died last year at the age of 50, in Amboseli National Park, Kenya. From the author

Curious Kids: why do elephants have tusks?

Elephants use their giant incisors to dig holes, impress rivals and rest weary trunks. But as so many continue to be killed for their ivory, he question is whether they are destined to be tuskless.

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