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Elephant talk : the surprising science of elephant communication

Author: Ann Downer
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Downer
ISBN: 9780761357667 0761357661
OCLC Number: 645246148
Awards: Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, 2012
Target Audience: Young Adult; 1220
Description: 112 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Ann Downer.

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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.

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