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African Elephants Use Their Feet to Communicate

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A research scientist from San Diego has written a book about “The Elephant's Secret Sense.” And it may explain why elephants seem to know where distant thunderstorms are taking place, and seem to be

African Elephants Use Their Feet to Communicate

(Originally aired April 4, 2007)

Maureen Cavanaugh (Guest Host): Picture yourself with binoculars in hand, watching a group of elephants moving across the African plain and suddenly, the elephants freeze and lean their bodies slightly forward. All the time, you see and hear nothing. What are these elephants doing? Well that’s a question my next guest has asked and answered.

Guest

  • Caitlin O-Connell Rodwell , author of the book, The Elephant's Secret Sense: The Hidden Life of the Wild Herds of Africa.