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Gabon Update: 104 seconds with elephants

By on Wednesday, October 20th, 2010 - 6 Comments

Peter Wrege and Liz Rowland are wrapping up their research at Grand Saline Bai, in Gabon—but Peter has sent us a recording of elephants cavorting in the dark, and Liz has just seen her first daytime elephants in the bai … Continue reading

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Gabon Update: Elephants Through Night Vision Glasses

By on Monday, October 18th, 2010 - 6 Comments

Biologists Peter Wrege and Liz Rowland, of our Elephant Listening Project, are spending night after night on a tree platform in the rainforest of Gabon. They’re learning about forest elephants, and their night-vision binoculars are a key piece of equipment. … Continue reading

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Gabon Update: Elephants Enter the Bai

By on Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 - 4 Comments

This month we’re taking occasional time-outs to hear about elephant research that Peter Wrege and Liz Rowland, of our Elephant Listening Project, are conducting in Gabon (previous posts here). Peter is a veteran of many trips to Gabon, but this … Continue reading

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Field Report: Sounds of Gabon—and a Few Sights

By on Monday, September 27th, 2010 - 3 Comments

One glossy python and eight automated recorders: those were the highlights we heard about this weekend from Peter Wrege and Liz Rowland. They’re spending the next six weeks recording elephants in Gabon—here’s post #2 from them: Everything is in place: … Continue reading

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Elephants Visit Round Robin

By on Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 - 7 Comments

Not everything we study at the Cornell Lab has feathers. Some have thick wrinkly skin, enormous ears, and an oversized nose they can grab things with. That’s what the scientists in our Elephant Listening Project study. Two of them—Peter Wrege … Continue reading

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