Photo 18 Apr 66 notes kqedscience:

Small Furry Hyrax Sings in Regional Dialects
By recording hundreds of the animals’ songs and applying clever mathematics, researchers discovered that differences in note arrangement, or syntax, in hyrax songs vary as the distance increases between colonies — a surprising occurrence of dialect. 
(Click here to read more and view a short video of a singing hyrax.)
(via: Wired Science)

kqedscience:

Small Furry Hyrax Sings in Regional Dialects

By recording hundreds of the animals’ songs and applying clever mathematics, researchers discovered that differences in note arrangement, or syntax, in hyrax songs vary as the distance increases between colonies — a surprising occurrence of dialect.

(Click here to read more and view a short video of a singing hyrax.)

(via: Wired Science)

via fauna.

#hyrax #afrotheria #mammal #africa

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