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The Complex, Secret Language of Prairie Dogs - Video
Animals  (tags: animals, communication, habitat, humans, prairie dogs, research )

Caree
- 2121 days ago - msnvideo.msn.com
A little info on Prairie Dog language -
Speaker Device May Lets Humans Communicate With Dolphins
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, wildlife, technology, dolphins, communication, wildanimals, protection, goodnews )

AWAY AWHI
- 2521 days ago - mnn.com
The device, designed to emit dolphin-like sounds and frequencies, will be used to play noises to dolphins and then scientists will study the responses.
Listen: Humpback Whale Songs That Swept the Pacific
Animals  (tags: whales, communication, pacific humpback whales, songs, messages )

Simone
- 2929 days ago - wired.com
In a marvelous example of animal communication and culture, researchers have described how humpback whale songs sweep across the Pacific in just a few years.
Orangutans Use Charade-Like Communication
Animals  (tags: orangutans, communication, human, apes )

Sophie
- 3179 days ago - news.discovery.com
Orangutans, of their own volition, act out incredibly detailed scenarios with their bodies, using the pantomime to communicate with humans and other apes, according to a new study.
Would You Get Debarking Surgery for Your Dog If You Faced Eviction?- PLEASE VOTE!
Animals  (tags: devocalization, animal cruetly, communication, language, animals talking, barbaric, surgery )

Simone
- 3366 days ago - health.newsvine.com
Surgery, or debarking, to quiet a noisy dog is rarely practiced and more vets are refusing to perform the procedure. Still, some proponents say it can be a useful option for dog owners facing noise complaints and possible eviction.
Blue Whales Are Singing in a Lower Key
Animals  (tags: blue whales, communication, pitch, softer, researchers )

Simone
- 3367 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Blue whales have changed their songs. It's the same old tune, but the pitch of the blues is mysteriously lower -- especially off the coast of California where, local researchers say, the whales' voices have dropped by more than half an octave since
Affection Connection - Communicating With Your Cat
Animals  (tags: animals, cats, communication, body language, pets, protection, environment )

Cher
- 3510 days ago - pasadosafehaven.org
Body language and scent are a cat's "native language." Owners and cat lovers can learn what their cat is trying to communicate by watching for these subtle and sometimes obvious "cat cues."
Orangutans Only Musicians in the Animal World
Animals  (tags: orangutans, communication, predators. kiss squeak, survival, musicans )

Simone
- 3547 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Wild orangutans in Borneo hold leaves to their mouths to make their voices sound deeper than they actually are, a new study shows, making them the only animal apart from humans known to use tools to manipulate sound. The orangutan's music, if you
Now, a Device That Translates a Dog's Barks Into Words
Animals  (tags: dogs, communication, barking, language, humans, recordings )

Raffi
- 3563 days ago - blog.taragana.com
Your dog will soon start talking to you, all thanks to Japanese inventors who have come up with a device that can detect a dog's emotion from its bark and translate it into human words. The talking gadget called Bowlingual Voice is developed by
Cats Know How to Control Humans, Study Finds
Animals  (tags: cats, communication, purrs, science, study, cries, feeding, control, animals )

Raffi
- 3571 days ago - foxnews.com
If you've ever wondered who's in control, you or your cat, a new study points to the obvious. It's your cat. Household cats exercise this control with a certain type of urgent-sounding, high-pitched meow, according to the findings.
Cutting Vocal Cords Rough on Dogs
Animals  (tags: vocal cords, silencing, communication, dog cruelty, debarking, dog abused, barbaric evil crueltty )

Simone
- 3733 days ago - bostonherald.com
Were Lassie debarked, Timmy might still be in the well. Dr. Barbara Hodges, a consultant to the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association, suggests pet owners keep that in mind if considering having their dog's or cat's vocal cords cut out. This "
Singing Duets Helps Sperm Whales to Bond
Animals  (tags: hales, sperm whales, communication, song, endangered, extinction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 3827 days ago - environment.newscientist.com
Sperm whales may take as much pleasure in singing well-timed duets as humans do. New underwater recordings have shown that the whales carefully coordinate their song to match the calls of their singing partner. The animals appear to enjoy singing to ea
Monkey Brains Hint at Evolutionary Root of Language Processing
Animals  (tags: animals, humans, nature, ecolution, speech, communication, research, discovery, language )

Tom
- 3877 days ago - sciam.com
The use of vocalizations, such as grunts, songs or barks, is extremely common throughout the animal kingdom. Nevertheless, humans are the only species in which these vocalizations have attained the sophistication and communicative effectiveness of speech.
Is It Really Possible to Talk With the Animals?
Animals  (tags: humans, animals, communication, talking, understanding )

Simone
- 4010 days ago - blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com
Everyone who lives with an animal knows that they communicate with their actions, vocalizing, and body language. Most animals express their feelings, wants, and needs in ways that are unmistakable, even to us dense humans. But there is a group of
Communication
Animals  (tags: animals, communication, AnimalWelfare, behaviour, protection, environment, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 4016 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Animals are always communicating with each other. The world is full of signals, but there are many different kinds, and understanding what is going on is often very difficult.
 

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