Eavesdropping on Elephants: How Listening Helps Conversation

By: Patricia Newman

Can understanding how forest elephants communicate help scientists find ways to protect this vulnerable species? Researcher Katy Pane and others involved with Cornell University's Elephant Listening Project believe it can. Patricia Newman takes readers behind the scenes to see how scientists are making new discoveries about elephant communication and using what they learn to help these majestic animals.
QR codes. Source notes. Glossary. Selected bibliography. Suggestions for further information. Index. Full-color map, diagrams, and photographs.

ISBN: 9781541515710

JLG Release: Oct 2018

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Topics: African elephants , African elephant behavior and characteristics , Central African Republic , Animal communication , Conservation , Wildlife , Nature and the natural world , Science

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October 2018



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Millbrook Press

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African elephants, African elephant behavior and characteristics, Central African Republic, Animal communication, Conservation, Wildlife, Nature and the natural world, Science,

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