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Duke researchers analyze geographic location’s influence on bird song Duke Chronicle Although the researchers do not have one clear favored explanation for this pattern, the results show that song is not evolving in a random pattern in these…
Tom Uytterhoeven’s insight:
One step closer to understanding the evolution of human language? That is, of course, if the analogy between bird songs and human language is stronger than the differences. All in all, I’m curious to see where research like this will take us. One thing is for sure: it will make us more and more aware about our ecological embeddedness as natural beings.
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