Study Examines Songs of Babbler Resembles Human-Like Communication Patterns | Pioneer News

Bird songs might seem to be strings of somewhat meaningless tweets and twitters and whistles but a new study published in the Open Access journal PLOS Biology note that some babbler birds can communicate with each other using these sounds in a way similar to that of humans.“This is the first time that the capacity to generate new meaning from rearranging meaningless elements has been shown to exist outside of humans,” explains study co-author Simon Townsend with the University of Zurich.

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