Elephants Spontaneously Understand Concept Of Pointing, Research Finds -- Underscoring Great Similarities In Human And Elephant Cognition

October 2013
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The article offers information on a research on elephants related to their communication and cognition conducted by the researchers from the University of St. Andrews. As per the research similarities between elephant and human cognition were observed. It informs that elephants appear to use the concept as a means of communicating food sources and travel options, and could understand human pointing without any training, according to the researchers.


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