listening elephant

TIL African elephants can distinguish human languages, genders and ages associated with danger.

Elephants are amazing. I only wish they could see, hear and smell a poacher from 10 miles away. But, they are able to listen to languages spoken nearby and know if it is coming from a possible threat.

http://www.nature.com/news/elephants-recognize-the-voices-of-their-enemies-1.14846

 

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