TITLE

Elephant senses may save them

AUTHOR(S)
Investor's Business Daily
PUB. DATE
October 2014
SOURCE
Investors Business Daily;10/15/2014, pA02
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
So keen are the senses of the largest land mammals, they know of approaching storms as far away as 150 miles. A research team from Texas A&M Univ. and Univ. of Virginia made the finding by analyzing data from GPS tracking devices on elephants in 14 herds. The scientists want to use this ability to help save elephants from extinction. The researchers hope the information gained will help conservation efforts by making it easier for game keepers and police to track herd movements and stop poaching.
ACCESSION #
98866108

 

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