November 1, 2012

An Elephant that Speaks Korean

This video shows Koshik, “an elephant that speaks Korean,” interacting with his trainer. The following is the dialogue being said between the trainer and the elephant: Koshik: “choah” (good) Trainer: “choah choah annyong” (good good hello) Koshik: “choah” (good) Trainer: “choah choah annyong” (good good hello) Koshik: “choah” (good) Trainer: “choah choah” (good good) Koshik: “choah” (good) Trainer: “annyong” (hello) Koshik: “choah” (good) Trainer: “annyong” (hello)

Credit: Stoeger et al., Current Biology

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