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Discover five surprising ways elephants show their smart, caring nature. Then meet four types of elephants from different parts of the world. And get tips on helping protect these clever animals from threats in the habitats where they live.

You'll also find out about a gray fox pup that was saved by kind humans after a serious fall. Once he recovered, the pup had a photo shoot with National Geographic Explorer Joel Sartore as part of the Photo Ark project. Hoping to inspire people to protect animals, Sartore has photographed nearly 14,000 species and counting!

Next, learn if you'd survive in the age of dinosaurs by taking our claw-some quiz, featuring amazing illustrations and fun facts about these prehistoric creatures that were around millions of years before humans.

Then check out 30 cool things about food, including tasty facts about cotton candy, french fries, bananas, and more. 

Also be sure to see the results of our latest Whatcha Think? poll to learn which landmark Nat Geo Kids readers would most like to visit.

Plus, get a free pull-out poster of two adorable harvest mice. Finally, have your parents visit our giveaway page between May 1-8 so they can enter for a chance to win a dino prize pack, including a dinosaur dig kit and a copy of the Nat Geo Kids book How to Survive in the Age of Dinosaurs.  Please note, no entries will be accepted after May 8, 2023. 

Other stories in this month's issue:

•  Amazing Animals: Meet a dog that surfs and a pig that saved her owner. Plus, find out about a seal pup mystery in England
•  Weird But True: Check out fun facts you can share with your friends.
•  Guinness World Records: Read about ginormous antlers, a really long stretch limo, and a man who walked along a superhigh slackline stretched between two hot-air balloons.
• Bet You Didn't Know: Find out seven sweet facts about animal siblings.

Get these stories and more in the May issue, on sale April 14.

Watch the trailer for Secrets of the Elephants, on National Geographic April 21.

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