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US Prairie Dog Language May Be More Complex Than Monkeys, Dolphins

First Posted: 04/05/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:25 PM ET

Prairie Dog Outlook


A tiny rodent may have the most sophisticated language of any animal.

This bold claim comes from US-based academic Professor Con Slobodchikoff who has long studied the vocal repertoire of Gunnison's prairie dog. If confirmed, that means the chattering rodents communicate in a more complex way than even monkeys or dolphins.

Read the whole story: BBC


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