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LSS 66: Elephants, Gorillas, and Gardens

In this episode of Locally Sourced Science, contributor Candice Limper speaks with Dr. Daniela Hedwig.  She is the Edward W. Rose Postdoctoral Fellow at the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. 

Dr. Hedwig works in the Bioacoustics Research Program in the Elephant Listening Project.  In the first part of this interview, Dr. Hedwig first talks about her Ph.D. research on the vocal behavior of gorillas in the Central African Republic.    In the second part of the interview, she discusses her research on the vocalization of forest elephants in the rainforests of the Congo Basin. 

Two elephants observed by Dr. Hedwig
Two elephants observed by Dr. Hedwig

For more information about the Elephant Listening Project, go to: http://elephantlisteningproject.org/forest-elephants/

Also in this episode, Esther Racoosin visits the Annual Trials Garden at the Cornell Botanic Gardens.  She speaks with Kendra Hutchins, program coordinator for the Cornell Annual Flower Trials, and Dr. William Miller, research director of the trials. 

For more information about the annual trials garden, go to: https://blogs.cornell.edu/trialgardens/.