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elephants sleep

Elephants Get Very Little Sleep: How Much Will Surprise You

While most humans enjoy sleeping an average of seven hours per night, elephants, one of the world’s largest land mammals,¬†only seem to need a fraction of that according to a new study this week in PLOS ONE.

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What we can learn about sleeping from animals

What We Can Learn From Animals About Sleeping

Sleeping is a basic part of our everyday lives, yet surprisingly little is known about its purpose and evolutionary history.

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Which is better? Human sleep or animal sleep?

Which is better? Human sleep or animal sleep?

Human sleep vs. animal sleep?

Insomniacs take heart: Humans get by on significantly less sleep than our closest animal relatives. The secret, according to a new study, is that human sleep is more efficient.

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