Elephants Can Distinguish Human Voices By Age, Ethnicity

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Elephants Can Distinguish Human Voices By Age, Ethnicity

According to a new study, elephants can discern people of different ages, sexes, and ethnic groups based on the humans’ voices, a skill researchers say helps the animals remember threatening groups. What do you think?

  • “Big deal. I can pick out people of different ethnicities just by looking at them.”

    Lucille Flaherty
    Production Accountant
  • “As cool as that is, I’d advise them to just go ahead and bolt at the sound of any human voice.”

    Scott Breuninger
    Standardized Test Proctor
  • “Those big flappy ears can do anything.”

    Jeffrey Nicholson
    Cable Box Repairer