April 2003
Weekly Reader News - Senior;4/4/2003, Vol. 81 Issue 23, p7
Presents the findings of wildlife biologist Joyce Poole on how elephants communicate with each other. Number of vocal sounds that elephants produce; Range of the sounds; Methods used by Poole in studying the sounds.


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