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Author Downer, Ann.
Title Elephant talk : the surprising science of elephant communication / Ann Downer.
Pub Info Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, c2011.
book jacket
 Nantucket-Childrens  J 599.67 DOW     WITHDRAWN
 Wellfleet-Children's Area  J 599.67 Downer     AVAILABLE
Descript 112 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 23 cm.
Audience 1220L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 8.8 3 3 142767
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 103-108) and index.
Contents 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 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.
Subject Elephants -- Behavior -- Juvenile literature.
Animal communication -- Juvenile literature.
Animal societies -- Juvenile literature.
Animal communication.
Animal societies.
ISBN 9780761357667 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
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