Audio Curios: Chatting with Anjalee the Elephant

Auckland Zoo’s elephant team leader Andrew Coers talks to Justin Gregory about how he communicates with Anjalee, an eight-year-old female elephant destined for Auckland Zoo (Spectrum, 31 May 2015, Radio New Zealand National). Anjalee came from an elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka and is currently having a 90-day quarantine stopover in Niue (she’s the first ever elephant on the island).

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This post is part of the Audio Curios series. Radio Collection Developer Gareth Watkins regularly comes across interesting, unique, and sometimes downright puzzling bits of audio during his accessioning work. He’s going to share some of these audio treasures with you in the Audio Curios series, which will be posted here on the Gauge blog frequently during 2015.

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