Elephants Crowned Top Smellers Among Selected Mammals (Infographic)

Chart of number of genes devoted to smell among selected mammals.

African elephants bested rats, a former olfactory record-holder, among selected placental mammals. (Image credit: by Karl Tate, Infographics Artist)
Karl Tate
LiveScience Infographic Artist
Karl has been Purch's infographics specialist across all editorial properties since 2010.  Before joining Purch, Karl spent 11 years at the New York headquarters of The Associated Press, creating news graphics for use around the world in newspapers and on the web.  He has a degree in graphic design from Louisiana State University.