Katy Payne: An Acoustic Biologist

Katy Payne is an acoustic biologist. An acoustic biologist is someone who studies sounds made by animals. She was born in 1937, in Ithaca, NY. Payne does research about elephants and whales and how they communicate.

To begin with¬†she spent many years studying the communication and socialization patterns of African elephants. One of her discoveries was that elephants communicate Read the rest “Katy Payne: An Acoustic Biologist”