Humanity can no longer stand by in silence while our wildlife are being used, abused and exploited. It is time we all stand together, to be the voice of the voiceless before it's too late. Extinction means forever.
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In the Presence of Elephants and Whales

In the Presence of Elephants and Whales

Oct 22, 2019-- Katy Payne is a renowned acoustic biologist in the Bioacoustics Research Program of Cornell University's Laboratory of Ornithology. She listens to the 'songs' of two of the world's largest creatures from the wild coast of Argentina to the rainforests of Africa. In this interview she tells us how humpback whales compose ever-changing songs and that elephants communicate across long distances by infrasound. (2606 reads)


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Take ActionKaty is part of the research team that produced the original recording you heard, "Songs of the Humpback Whale." Check out her book: Silent Thunder: In the Presence of Elephants. She says they are more emotional than human beings, yet they are treated so poorly. How can you support the work of wildlife conservation?



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