Grandmother Knows Best

Sullivan, Rachel; Hickey, Georgina
June 2002
Nature Australia;Winter2002, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p6
Presents the results of a study on the calls of African elephants. Type of African elephants which can differentiate the calls of friendly from unfriendly elephants; Observation on the behavior of elephant families with older matriarchs in response to rarely encountered calls; Relationship between reproductive success rate and the age of each family matriarch.


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