Primate Vocalizations Are Much More Than Gibberish

Nonhuman primates clearly do more than just screech meaningless sounds at each other, but what are the limits of their communication?

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Oct 23, 2018 · 10 min read
Chimpanzees use alarm calls to inform each other of danger. Photo: Ronald Woan/Flickr/CC BY-NC 2.0

By Jay Schwartz

A chimpanzee is strolling along a trail through the lush Budongo Forest in Uganda when he spots a deadly Gaboon…

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