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Nature | Echo: An Elephant to Remember

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Watch Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 8pm on WORLD.

Echo, the elephant matriarch, was the subject of many films and the leader of a carefully studied herd of elephants in Africa. Last year, she died of natural causes. This film is a look back at this remarkable animal through extraordinary footage and interviews with the researchers who cared for and studied this amazing herd.

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