The Gathering – A Song From the Lost Clan

Wednesday, June 3, 2015


Another song sung by the elephants in my MG novel, Song of the Lost Clan. I compiled this one into a graphic that you can check out here.

The Gathering
(chanted in a perfect fourth)
March ahead, march ahead, ….

Step by step.
Mile by mile.
We make our way along trails in style.

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Elephant Body Language: How You Are Like an Elephant

Thursday, February 5, 2015


Animals communicate in ways that we humans don’t always understand. More and more research indicates that elephants in particular have a complex language that includes sounds that are below our range of hearing (infrasound), vibrations that we can’t feel, and chemicals we can’t smell the difference between. Here are some examples you can take with you the next time you visit a zoo or watch a nature program. Challenge yourself by trying to discern what an elephant is telling you without speaking a word.

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