Sound Communication

By: Zakiya Lakha

What is it?

The passing of information from one organism to another through the use of sound. Animals use different sounds for warnings, mating rituals, and for locating food sources. The sounds that animals make can be either very complex or very simple.
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Dolphins use echolocation to figure out where objects are located. They send out sound waves, when the waves hit an object they bounce back to the dolphin.

http://www.dolphins-world.com/dolphin-echolocation/
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Monkeys give warning calls when there is a predator around. They can have different calls for different predators.

http://www.daviddarling.info/childrens_encyclopedia/Speak_Chimpanzee_Chapter2.html
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Coyotes use territorial calls to mark their territory. Oftentimes it is heard in response to a territorial dispute.

https://www.huntwolves.com/how-to-call-wolves-with-coyote-howlers/
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Humans have a very complex form of communication. Humans have developed language to communicate. Humans use language to communicate anything and everything.

http://scottjmartin.com/wordpress/