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From Science Daily on 09-Sep-2019 16:01

A new study sheds light on whether animal vocalizations, like human words, are constructed from smaller building blocks. By analyzing calls of the Australian chestnut-crowned babbler, the researchers have for the first time identified the meaning-generating building blocks of a non-human communication system.


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Chestnut-crowned Babbler

Passeriformes

Pomatostomidae

Pomatostomus ruficeps

 
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