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Vienna study gives voice to elephant rumblings

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Feb. 18 - The elephant's vocal folds work in a similar way to those of humans, according to a study conducted in Vienna. A team led by voice scientist Christian Herbst, now of the University of Olomouc in the Czech Republic, used the donated larynx of a dead elephant to study the process of vocalisation, which he says opens new possibilities for researching oice projection problems in people. Jim Drury reports.

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