News Focus26TH INTERNATIONAL ETHOLOGICAL CONFERENCE

Behaviorists Listen In as Animals Call and Croak

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Science  03 Sep 1999:
Vol. 285, Issue 5433, pp. 1480-1481
DOI: 10.1126/science.285.5433.1480

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BANGALORE, INDIA-- Animal communication was a hot topic when 400 researchers from 39 nations gathered here at the 26th International Ethological Conference, from 2 to 9 August. Some of the most vocal discussions explored how animals speak their minds, from calling in grasshoppers to croaking in frogs.