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Saturday, November 26, 2005

Squirrel language decoded!

A team of zoologist have recently discovered the meaning behind the secret language of our furry friends, the squirrels.

"In effect then, whistles that incorporate chucks say 'there's a predator of moderate threat that's here,' whistles without chucks say 'there's a predator of seemingly moderate threat around here somewhere,' while chirps that in nature don't incorporate chucks say, "I'm ducking for cover here because there's an immediate danger"

Read more on the discovery channel's website: http://dsc.discovery.com/news/briefs/20051107/squirrelspeak_ani.html (right click, open in new window)


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