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Dolphins, Like Humans, Call One Another By Name

Bottlenose dolphins copy and use signature whistles to communicate with others in ways that resemble human language. This research and studies on a wide variety of other animals shows that claiming we are an exception, the only language bearing animals, is a myth that must be shelved. It's bad biology to rob other animals of their cognitive and emotional capacities. Read More

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Marc Bekoff, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

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