The Week in Animal News: 90-Year-Old Tortoise Mom, Elephants Are Like Us, and More (Slideshow)


Photo: Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Having children is one of the most important, life-changing decisions a mother will ever make -- and one endangered tortoise in particular certainly didn't rush it.

We've also got new research showing elephants are a lot like humans, a bird with a spectacular dramatic mating ritual, falcons that like bridges, beetles fighting wasps, cows invading Kenyan wildlife preserves, out of control jellyfish, and more in the Week in Animal News.

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