Remember me

时间:2019-03-06 10:03:02166网络整理admin

By Joanna Marchant ELEPHANTS never forget—or at least, they don’t forget their friends. Research from Kenya shows that they can recognise the calls of over 100 individuals, even after several years apart. Female African elephants have complex social networks and communicate via low-pitched “contact calls”. “This is the call that says: `This is me,'” says behavioural ecologist Karen McComb from the University of Sussex. She and her colleagues recorded the contact calls of elephants in Kenya’s Amboseli National Park. After noting which elephants met often and which were strangers,