A particular, high-pitched 'peep' is used by the primates across a number of contexts, much as is seen in human babies.
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.
Orangutans can impersonate larger, scarier animals by altering their calls with their hands.
Sex and the science of sounds help to explain how a songbird can imitate a laser gun with astonishing precision. Continue reading →
Like happy kids, whales and dolphins often squeal with delight when something good comes along. Continue reading →
Seahorses growl when grouchy, with researchers now wondering what additional sounds these and other tiny marine life make. Continue reading →
Mirrored glass lips that furl and unfurl are the secret to the disco clam's impressive underwater light show. Continue reading →
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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