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Song Around the Animal Kingdom
Staff | Feb 28, 2017
Diverse species are said to sing, but music is in the ear of the beholder.
Birds May Make Music, But They Lack Rhythm
Jenny Rood | Feb 28, 2017
Birdsong bears a striking resemblance to human music, but it’s not yet clear that birds interpret it that way.
Bats Sing Sort of Like Birds
Bob Grant | Feb 28, 2017
Some bat vocalizations resemble bird songs, though at higher frequencies, and as researchers unveil the behaviors’ neural underpinnings, the similarities may run even deeper.
Researchers Study Rodent Songs They Can’t Hear
Joshua A. Krisch | Feb 28, 2017
Mice and rats produce ultrasonic signals to attract mates.
The Mystery of Whale Song
Kate Yandell | Feb 28, 2017
Structured whale songs are shared by group members and evolve over time, but the calls’ functions are still unclear.
Fish Use a Variety of Sounds to Communicate
Kerry Grens | Feb 28, 2017
Many fish species click, grunt, growl, grumble, or hum—but is it music?