Bet You Can’t Tell Difference Between a Duck, a Goose, an Elk and 15-Year-Old Greg Hubbell, Jr.

Greg Hubbell, Jr. Photo: KQED
As we reported yesterday, 15-year-old Greg Hubbell, Jr. from Belmont recently won his fifth World Wildlife Calling Championship, giving him the world title in five — count ‘em five — species; his youth and animalistic verisimilitude making him a sort of combination Doogie Howser / Doctor Dolittle.

KQED News producer Molly Samuel and news intern Katrina Schwartz talked to Greg today, who talked back in both human and animal. I then collected some sound from the web in order to compare it to that from the champ. At that point KQED terminated my employment. (Ha ha not yet.)

See if you can guess which is which. Answers here.

Duck Sound 1 Duck Sound 2
Elk Sound 1 Elk Sound 2
Goose Sound 1 Goose Sound 2


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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