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“Communication”

Aug 4, 2015 02:10 PM ET // Richard Farrell
A particular, high-pitched 'peep' is used by the primates across a number of contexts, much as is seen in human babies.
Apr 28, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Translation of monkey speak reveals that at least some of our fellow primates communicate a lot about leopards, birds of prey and falling tree branches.
Mar 18, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Orangutans can impersonate larger, scarier animals by altering their calls with their hands.
Nov 13, 2014 06:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Sex and the science of sounds help to explain how a songbird can imitate a laser gun with astonishing precision. Continue reading →
Aug 13, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Like happy kids, whales and dolphins often squeal with delight when something good comes along. Continue reading →
Jul 8, 2014 02:33 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Seahorses growl when grouchy, with researchers now wondering what additional sounds these and other tiny marine life make. Continue reading →
Jun 24, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Mirrored glass lips that furl and unfurl are the secret to the disco clam's impressive underwater light show. Continue reading →
Jun 4, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A tiny male frog uses a storm drain pipe as a microphone to amplify mating calls and attracting female admirers. Continue reading →
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