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“Vocal Communication”

Sep 9, 2015 11:55 AM ET // Marlowe Hood, AFP
Sperm whales create social cliques based on a shared dialect of vocal clicks, evidence that humans are not alone in having culture.
Apr 3, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Richard Farrell
When females are smelled but not seen, the mouse sings a complex song. But once his intended is in sight, he becomes more subdued.
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 →
May 1, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The animal kingdom is full of vocal mimics, including some who use the skill to cleverly outwit others.
Mar 18, 2013 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Roosters have an internal clock that makes them crow just before dawn, researchers find. ->
Oct 12, 2011 03:34 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The preadolescents appear to have a natural talent for understanding dog barks.
Apr 24, 2012 10:31 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Many people claim to be able to communicate psychically with animals, but what does the evidence show?
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