Unlocking meerkats' alarm calls

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A study has shed light on how certain alarm cries made by meerkats are more effective than others at alerting the group to possible dangers.Researchers from Switzerland and South Africa suggest "non-linearities" make the cries "unpredictable", distinguishing them from other calls.

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