Elephants Can Identify Human Languages: Research

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Mar 202014
 
Elephants Can Identify Human Languages: Research

An elephant never forgets — especially when it hears the sound of an approaching predator. According to the recent research, Elephants — widely known as highly intelligent mammals — can identify different sexes, ages and even different ethnicities in human voices, a remarkable talent that underscores the animals’ sensitivity to social cues. To reveal just how acute the listening ability of elephants is, researchers recorded the voices of men, women and children from two different African ethnic groups: the Maasai, cattle herders who frequently come […]