Elephant talk : the surprising science of elephant communication /

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by Downer, Ann,
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Published by : Twenty-First Century Books, (Minneapolis, MN :) Physical details: 112 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 23 cm. Subject(s): Elephants --Behavior --Juvenile literature. | Animal communication --Juvenile literature. | Animal societies --Juvenile literature. Year : 2011 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Bluefield High School 599.67 DOW Available

A tale of three elephants -- Born into the heart of a herd -- Trumpets, rumbles, and long-distance calls -- Talking through walls : infrasound -- Ear flaps, trunk curls, and elephant perfume -- Good vibrations -- Gods and monsters : the elephant-human relationship.

Presents an introduction to elephants, describing their different types, habitat, herd behavior, how they communicate using sound, touch, and bodily movement, and the dangers they face from illegal poaching.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 103-108) and index.

Includes online resources, access may be limited.