29 Jul 2016 event2

Presentation by Paleoecologist Greg Smith Hosted by The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee

This World Elephant Day, join The Elephant Sanctuary in downtown Hohenwald, TN for a live presentation by special guest Paleoecologist Greg Smith. Greg will be discussing the diet of extinct members of the Proboscidia Family—mastadons and mammoths—as well as the role that these animals had in their environment, and what that can teach us about their modern relatives, the elephants.

When: Friday, August 12 at 1:30 p.m. CST

Where: The Elephant Sanctuary’s Elephant Discovery Center
27 E Main St, Hohenwald, Tennessee 38462

Greg Smith is a Vertebrate Paleoecologist PhD student in the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department at Vanderbilt University. His research primarily focuses on the environments and diets of extinct members of the elephant family.

For more information, contact Todd at 931-796- 6500 ext 101 or email

This event is free and open to the public. As an accredited Sanctuary, the elephants’ habitats are closed to the public. There will be no elephants at this event.