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Monkey Business

Postby E-lad » Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:46 am

Geladas, the primate which is found only in the remote mountains of Ethiopia, was observed by scientists to use an undulating rhythm of lip-smacks in friendly encounters, featuring rapid fluctuations in pitch and volume. Researchers who analyzed recordings of the vocalizations uncovered a structural rhythm that closely matched that of humans speaking.


Interesting observations.
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Re: Monkey Business

Postby zilch » Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:17 am

Fascinating stuff, froggie. Your link wouldn't scroll for me, though. Here's a short clip by the researchers:



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