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Kosik (Koshik) at Yongin Everland theme park and zoo

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Kosik (Koshik)
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 29 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Yongin Everland theme park and zoo
ArrivedYongin Everland theme park and zoo
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Born:1990 wild
Document updated2010-10-12: news article
2012-11-07: confirmed talker
2010: Claimed to be putting its trunk in its mouth and mimicking the words it heard from its caretakers: "yes," "no," "lie down," "sit down," and four other phrases.

2012: a male Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) that imitates human speech, matching Korean formants and fundamental frequency in such detail that Korean native speakers can readily understand and transcribe the imitations. To create these very accurate imitations of speech formant frequencies, this elephant (named Koshik) places his trunk inside his mouth, modulating the shape of the vocal tract during controlled phonation.

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