African elephants run from the sound of disturbed bees

@article{King2007AfricanER,
  title={African elephants run from the sound of disturbed bees},
  author={L. King and I. Douglas‐Hamilton and F. Vollrath},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2007},
  volume={17},
  pages={R832-R833}
}
Summary Encroaching human development into former wildlife areas [1] is compressing African elephants into ever smaller home ranges, causing increased levels of human–elephant conflict [2]. African honeybees have been proposed as a possible deterrent to elephants [3]. We have performed a sound playback experiment to study this hypothesis. We found that a significant majority of elephants, in a sample of 18 well-known families and subgroups of varying sizes, reacted negatively — immediately… Expand
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