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Study: Elephants Distinguish Between Human Languages, Voices

When humans talk, African elephants listen -- and pay attention. Researchers say elephants can tell the difference between human languages, and they can tell whether a voice comes from a man, woman or boy.The study was conducted at Amboseli National Park in Kenya where hundreds of wild elephants live among humans.Researchers recorded the voices of Maasai men, who on occasion kill elephants in confrontations over grazing for cattle, and Kamba men, who are less of a threat to the elephants....

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