Researchers decode how elephants form “sentences,” lending insight to their complex communication

African savannah elephants (Loxodonta africana) are the world’s largest living land-based animals, reaching a height between 10 and 13 feet (roughly 3 to 4 meters) and weighing between 4 to 7 tons. One in particular, Doma, is the most dominant male in his group. Yet he seems to have developed this superiority as much through charisma and kindness as from sheer girth....

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