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In Photos: The World's Largest Display of Origami Elephants

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origami elephants

(Image credit: Julie Larsen Maher)

People from 40 different countries, including Kazakhstan, Egypt and Iran sent in origami elephants. One of the folders was a 109-year-old woman.

Tia Ghose

Tia is the assistant managing editor and was previously a senior writer for Live Science. Her work has appeared in Scientific American, Wired.com and other outlets. She holds a master's in bioengineering from the University of Washington, a graduate certificate in science writing from UC Santa Cruz and a bachelor's in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Tia was part of a team at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that published the Empty Cradles series on preterm births, which won multiple awards, including the 2012 Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism.