Elephant Communication - Vocal2015
By Amelia Meyer
Despite years of research conducted by committed experts and elephant enthusiasts, the elephants’ abilities to communicate with one another in a meaningful and genuine way continue to mystify onlookers. Because their clan-style family structure is relatively complex, elephants rely on an equally intricate communication system to ascertain roles and responsibilities.
Interestingly, communication amongst these majestic beasts is not only use to convey information regarding location, social structure or ecology. It is also used to convey emotions and thoughts to others, creating tight bonds that are not easily broken.