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Visual Cues Given by Humans Are Not Sufficient for Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus) to Find Hidden Food

  • Joshua M. Plotnik mail,

    Joshua.Plotnik@gmail.com

    Affiliations: Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Think Elephants International, Stone Ridge, New York, United States of America, Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation, Chiang Saen, Chiang Rai, Thailand

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  • Jennifer J. Pokorny,

    Affiliations: Think Elephants International, Stone Ridge, New York, United States of America, Center for Mind and Brain, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Titiporn Keratimanochaya,

    Affiliation: Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation, Chiang Saen, Chiang Rai, Thailand

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  • Christine Webb,

    Affiliations: Think Elephants International, Stone Ridge, New York, United States of America, Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Hana F. Beronja,

    Affiliation: M.S. 114, East Side Middle School, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Alice Hennessy,

    Affiliation: M.S. 114, East Side Middle School, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • James Hill,

    Affiliation: M.S. 114, East Side Middle School, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Virginia J. Hill,

    Affiliation: M.S. 114, East Side Middle School, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Rebecca Kiss,

    Affiliation: M.S. 114, East Side Middle School, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Caitlin Maguire,

    Affiliation: M.S. 114, East Side Middle School, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Beckett L. Melville,

    Affiliation: M.S. 114, East Side Middle School, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Violet M. B. Morrison,

    Affiliation: M.S. 114, East Side Middle School, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Dannah Seecoomar,

    Affiliation: M.S. 114, East Side Middle School, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Benjamin Singer,

    Affiliation: M.S. 114, East Side Middle School, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Jehona Ukehaxhaj,

    Affiliation: M.S. 114, East Side Middle School, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Sophia K. Vlahakis,

    Affiliation: M.S. 114, East Side Middle School, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Dora Ylli,

    Affiliation: M.S. 114, East Side Middle School, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Nicola S. Clayton,

    Affiliation: Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • John Roberts,

    Affiliation: Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation, Chiang Saen, Chiang Rai, Thailand

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  • Emilie L. Fure,

    Affiliation: M.S. 114, East Side Middle School, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Alicia P. Duchatelier,

    Affiliation: M.S. 114, East Side Middle School, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • David Getz

    Affiliation: M.S. 114, East Side Middle School, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: April 17, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0061174

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