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“Vocal Communication”

Jan 16, 2016 08:00 AM ET // Discovery News
These creatures won't win any Grammy awards for their vocals, but the fact that some of them sing, or sort of do, at all might surprise you.
Nov 30, 2015 06:41 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
When dad returns late to the nest to take over kid duties, mother finch lets him have it.
Nov 10, 2015 01:30 PM ET // Discovery News
Scientists say they've figured out at least 13 different vocalizations used by the animals to express various emotions.
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.
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