Forms of Communication

Animals use pheromones, sounds, touch & body language

Pheromones

  • A chemical message that animals use to communicate.

Sounds


  • Animals also communicate with sounds to warn, mate, to find a lost one.
  • Rhinos use sounds to show fear when they scream, painting is use as a symbol to join up
You would never guess this is what a rhino sounds like..

Touch

Animals use touch for reassurance, defense, or playing around, etc.

http://goo.gl/UylssQ

(all pics. found here)

Exp. Elephants

Body Language

  • Animals use body language to scare, attract, warn others, etc.
  • Peacocks use body language to attract a female or scare away an opponant by seeming larger http://goo.gl/5l8iPY
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