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Elephant talk : the surprising science of elephant communication / Ann Downer.

Downer, Ann. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 599.67 DOW (Text) 39206020461651 J Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780761357667 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0761357661 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 112 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, [2011]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-108) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
1220L Lexile
Subject: Elephants > Behavior > Juvenile literature.
Animal communication > Juvenile literature.
Animal societies > Juvenile literature.

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