Forest Elephants: Rumbles in the Jungle

Natural World, 2009-2010 Episode 14 of 14

Deep in the rainforest of Central Africa lies an elephant oasis - a remarkable place that holds the key to the future for forest elephants. Over the last 20 years, Andrea Turkalo has been studying these enigmatic giants, getting to know over 4,000 intimately. She has begun to unravel the secrets of their complex social lives and the meanings of their unique vocalisations. New acoustic research is shedding light on the many mysteries that still surround forest elephant society. Will these endangered elephants finally speak out and tell Andrea what it is they need to survive?

Release date:

27 days left to watch

44 minutes

Audio described

Last on

Monday 16:30


Role Contributor
ParticipantRichard Armitage
ProducerLucy Meadows
Series EditorTim Martin

Featured in...

Saving Pangolins from Extinction


Read Dr Dan Challender's article on the state of Pangolin conservation

Get the latest wildlife programming news

Get the latest wildlife programming news

Discover shows with BBC’s email newsletter.