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Secret elephant language announces birth

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There is more to the way elephants communicate than the well-known trumpet call.

The creatures also use a low-frequency 'rumble' - like a growl - which includes a component that is not audible to the human ear.

The BBC's Pallab Ghosh has been speaking to Matt Anderson about San Diego Zoo's findings.

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