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Forest Elephants: Rumbles in the Jungle

Episode 14 of 14

Documentary about Central Africa's forest elephants, as new acoustic research sheds light on their social lives and unique vocalisations.

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?

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Sat 12 Jan 2019 10:00

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Credits

Role Contributor
Participant Richard Armitage
Producer Lucy Meadows
Series Editor Tim Martin

Broadcasts

  • Thu 4 Mar 2010 20:00
  • Sun 7 Mar 2010 17:00
  • Wed 17 Mar 2010 02:45
  • Fri 6 Aug 2010 19:30
  • Sun 8 Aug 2010 17:00
  • Thu 28 Nov 2013 17:00
  • Tue 27 Oct 2015 16:30
  • Tue 13 Dec 2016 14:30
  • Fri 4 Aug 2017 14:45
  • Mon 16 Jul 2018 16:30
  • Sat 12 Jan 2019 10:00

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