Unusually extensive networks of vocal recognition in African elephants

@article{McComb2000UnusuallyEN,
  title={Unusually extensive networks of vocal recognition in African elephants},
  author={K. McComb and C. Moss and Soila Sayialel and Lucy Baker},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={2000},
  volume={59},
  pages={1103-1109}
}
Research on acoustic communication has often focused on signalling between territorial individuals or static neighbouring groups. Under these circumstances, receivers have the opportunity to learn to recognize the signals only of the limited number of conspecifics with which they are in auditory contact. In some mammals, however, social units move freely with respect to one another and range widely, providing individuals with opportunities to learn to recognize the signals of a wide range of… Expand

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