Burrowing US prairie dogs use complex language

A tiny rodent may have the most sophisticated language of any animal. ... With a single bark, he says, a prairie dog may warn about the type and direction of an encroaching predator, and even describe its colour. If confirmed, that means the chattering rodents communicate in a more complex way than even monkeys or dolphins.

2010-02-02

 bark animal intelligence communication language signal

Return to the linkmark list.