Elephant (image) FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Share Print E-Mail Caption Elephants live for many years not only because their size protects them from predators, but also because their large brain (relative to the size of their body) enables them to find food when the dry season arrives. Credit Daniel Sol. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.