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  • Functional flexibility in wild bonobo vocal behaviour 

    Clay, Susanna Elizabeth Valerie; Archbold, Jahmaira; Zuberbuehler, Klaus (2015-08-04) - Journal article
    A shared principle in the evolution of language and the development of speech is the emergence of functional flexibility, the capacity of vocal signals to express a range of emotional states independently of context and ...
  • Pant-grunts in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii): the vocal development of a social signal 

    Laporte, Marion N.C. (University of St Andrews, 2011-06-21) - Thesis
    While the gestural communication of apes is widely recognised as intentional and flexible, their vocal communication still remains considered as mostly genetically determined and emotionally bound. Trying to limit the ...
  • Vocal learning and development in the grey seal, Halichoerus grypus 

    Stansbury, Amanda (University of St Andrews, 2015-06-24) - Thesis
    Animal communication systems are complex, but in many species relatively little is known about how they develop. Insight into the development of adult repertoires, considering how factors such as genetics, environment and ...