Science How do elephants make such low sounds? At last, scientists figure it out.

Elephants produce sounds like humans do, a recent study suggests. But their vocal cords are eight times longer and they can be heard up to six miles away.

By , LiveScience Senior Writer

Angela Stoeger

Elephants' deepest calls can thunder up to 6 miles (10 kilometers) away. Now, researchers have learned for the first time how the massive animals produce these sounds.