Insect pheromone in elephants

@article{Rasmussen1996InsectPI,
  title={Insect pheromone in elephants},
  author={L. E. L. Rasmussen and Terry D. Lee and Wendell L. Roelofs and Aijun Zhang and G. Doyle Daves},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1996},
  volume={379},
  pages={684-684}
}

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