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2008-07-18 09:50:00

Scientists reported in Friday's edition of the journal Science, that toadfish use special songs to attract their mates. Now, researchers are using the discovery to delve into the study of how animals use vocalized hums, chirps and whistles to communicate with one another. It is well documented that animals like birds, frogs and even whales use sounds to convey different messages, but by comparing the nerve networks in a variety of vertebrates researchers suggest that making sounds originated...