Eavesdropping On Elephants: How Listening Helps Conservation

ISBN-10: 1728477794
ISBN-13: 9781728477794
Author: Newman, Patricia
Interest Level: 4-8
Publisher: Lerner

Publication Date: August 2023

Copyright: 2019

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JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Biology

Deep in the Central African Republic, forest elephants trumpet and rumble along with the forest.s symphony. And scientists are listening. ..Scientist Katy Payne started Cornell University.s Elephant Listening Project to learn more about how forest elephants communicate and what they're saying. But the project soon grew to be about so much more...Poaching, logging, mining, and increasing human populations threaten the survival of forest elephants. Katy and other members of the Elephant Listening Project.s team knew they needed to do something to protect these majestic animals. By eavesdropping on elephants, the Elephant Listening Project is doing its part to save Africa.s forest elephants and preserve the music in the forest. . Author Patricia Newman takes readers behind the scenes to see how scientists are making new discoveries about elephant communication and using what they learn to help these majestic animals, with QR codes linking to audio of the elephant sounds. Follow along and listen to the elephants as scientists learn what they are saying.
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