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Posts tagged bird song

February 5, 2014

 

Painted depiction of St. Francis of Assisi with lifted hands

Animals Communicate Across Species

Scientists have recently added a species of lemur to the list of animals that are capable of interspecies communication.

July 18, 2012

 

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Bird Song Genes, FoxP2, And Reelin

Scientists studying zebra finch brains have identified about 2000 vocalization genes in a brain region known as Area X.

April 14, 2010

 

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How Does A Cowbird Know It’s A Cowbird?

Cowbirds lay their eyes in the nests of other birds... so how do baby cowbirds know they are cowbirds?

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