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  • Context-specific close-range "hoo" calls in wild gibbons (Hylobates lar) 

    Clarke, Esther; Reichard, Ulrich H.; Zuberbuehler, Klaus (2015-04-08) - Journal article
    Background: Close range calls are produced by many animals during intra-specific interactions, such as during home range defence, playing, begging for food, and directing others. In this study, we investigated the most ...
  • The evolutionary roots of creativity : mechanisms and motivations 

    Wiggins, Geraint A.; Tyack, Peter Lloyd; Scharff, Constance; Rohrmeier, Martin (2015-03) - Journal article
    We consider the evolution of cognition and the emergence of creative behaviour, in relation to vocal communication. We address two key questions: (i) what cognitive and/or social mechanisms have evolved that afford aspects ...
  • Vocal communication in bonobos (Pan paniscus) : studies in the contexts of feeding and sex 

    Clay, Zanna (University of St Andrews, 2011-06) - Thesis
    Despite having being discovered nearly 80 years ago, bonobos (Pan paniscus) are still one of the least well understood of the great apes, largely remaining in the shadow of their better known cousins, the chimpanzees (Pan ...