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After struggling to reach a tree branch full of berries, Kandula, an 7-year-old elephant residing at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C., finds a box in his enclosure, rolls it over to the tree with his trunk, stands on the box and grabs the

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Resourceful elephant

After struggling to reach a tree branch full of berries on Sept. 7, Kandula, a 7-year-old elephant, finds a box in his enclosure, rolls it over to the tree with his trunk, stands on the box and grabs the fruit. Kandula resides at Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C.