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37 result(s) for 'animal vocal' within Frontiers in Zoology

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  1. Vocal sequences - utterances consisting of calls produced ... in close succession - are common phenomena in animal communication. While many studies have explored the...Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii...) pant hoo...

    Authors: Pawel Fedurek, Klaus Zuberbühler and Stuart Semple

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2017 14:50

    Content type: Research

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  2. Human speech does not only communicate linguistic information but also paralinguistic features, e.g. information about the identity and the arousal state of the sender. Comparable morphological and physiologic...

    Authors: Marina Scheumann, Anna-Elisa Roser, Wiebke Konerding, Eva Bleich, Hans-Jürgen Hedrich and Elke Zimmermann

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2012 9:36

    Content type: Research

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  3. To understand the evolution of acoustic communication in animals, it is important to distinguish between the structure and the usage of vocal signals, since both aspects are subject to ... In the present study, w...

    Authors: Peter Maciej, Ibrahima Ndao, Kurt Hammerschmidt and Julia Fischer

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2013 10:58

    Content type: Research

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  4. Identifying the individuals within a population can generate information on life history parameters, generate input data for conservation models, and highlight behavioural traits that may affect management decisi...

    Authors: Andrew MR Terry, Tom M Peake and Peter K McGregor

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2005 2:10

    Content type: Review

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  5. Many studies in behavioural endocrinology attempt to link territorial aggression with testosterone, but the exact relationship between testosterone and territorial behaviour is still unclear and may depend on ...

    Authors: Beate Apfelbeck, Kim G Mortega, Sarah Kiefer, Silke Kipper and Wolfgang Goymann

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2013 10:8

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  6. Understanding the role of avian vocal communication in social organisation requires knowledge of the vocal repertoire used to convey information. Parrots use acoustic signals in a variety of social contexts, b...

    Authors: Adolfo Christian Montes-Medina, Alejandro Salinas-Melgoza and Katherine Renton

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2016 13:40

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  7. In most species, acoustical cues are crucial for mother-offspring recognition. Studies of a few species of ungulates showed that potential for individual recognition may differ between nasal and oral contact c...

    Authors: Olga V Sibiryakova, Ilya A Volodin, Vera A Matrosova, Elena V Volodina, Andrés J Garcia, Laureano Gallego and Tomás Landete-Castillejos

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2015 12:2

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  8. Animal vocal signals encode very important information for communication...Babina daunchina) to assess the differences in eliciting neural responses of both temporal and spectral features for the telencephalon, d...

    Authors: Yanzhu Fan, Xizi Yue, Jing Yang, Jiangyan Shen, Di Shen, Yezhong Tang and Guangzhan Fang

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2019 16:13

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  9. Non-human animals often produce different types of vocalisations in negative and positive contexts (i.e. different valence), similar to humans, in which crying is associated with negative emotions and laughter...

    Authors: Elodie F. Briefer, Roi Mandel, Anne-Laure Maigrot, Sabrina Briefer Freymond, Iris Bachmann and Edna Hillmann

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2017 14:8

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  10. Maternal kin selection is a driving force in the evolution of mammalian social complexity and it requires that kin are distinctive from nonkin. The transition from the ancestral state of asociality to the deri...

    Authors: Sharon E Kessler, Ute Radespiel, Alida I F Hasiniaina, Lisette M C Leliveld, Leanne T Nash and Elke Zimmermann

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2014 11:14

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  11. Urbanization can considerably impact animal ecology, evolution, and behavior. Among the new conditions that animals experience in cities is anthropogenic noise, which can limit the sound space available for animals

    Authors: Mathieu Giraudeau, Paul M Nolan, Caitlin E Black, Stevan R Earl, Masaru Hasegawa and Kevin J McGraw

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2014 11:83

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  12. The development of ethologically meaningful test paradigms in young animals is an essential step in the study of the ontogeny of animal personality. Here we explore the possibility to...Felis silvestris catus) an...

    Authors: Robyn Hudson, Marylin Rangassamy, Amor Saldaña, Oxána Bánszegi and Heiko G Rödel

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2015 12(Suppl 1):S12

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 1

  13. Acoustic parameters of animal signals have been shown to correlate with various phenotypic characteristics of the sender. These acoustic characteristics can be learned and categorized and thus are a basis for ...

    Authors: Markus Boeckle, Georgine Szipl and Thomas Bugnyar

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2018 15:5

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  14. Immediate responses towards emotional utterances in humans are determined by the acoustic structure and perceived relevance, i.e. salience, of the stimuli, and are controlled via a central feedback taking into...

    Authors: Hanna B Kastein, Vinoth AK Kumar, Sripathi Kandula and Sabine Schmidt

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2013 10:75

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  15. Acoustic properties of vocalizations can vary with the internal state of the caller, and may serve as reliable indicators for a caller’s emotional state, for example to prevent conflicts. Thus, individuals may...

    Authors: Georgine Szipl, Eva Ringler, Michela Spreafico and Thomas Bugnyar

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2017 14:57

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  16. Assessing the range and territories of wild mammals traditionally requires years of data collection and often involves directly following individuals or using tracking devices. Indirect and non-invasive method...

    Authors: Ammie K. Kalan, Alex K. Piel, Roger Mundry, Roman M. Wittig, Christophe Boesch and Hjalmar S. Kühl

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2016 13:34

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  17. Individual differences in behaviour are widespread in the animal kingdom and often influenced by the size or composition of the social group during early development. In many vertebrates the effects of social ...

    Authors: Stefanie Bölting and Nikolaus von Engelhardt

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2017 14:5

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  18. Effective communication between sexual partners is essential for successful reproduction. Avian parents with biparental incubation need to know how to negotiate, when and who will incubate, and how to harmoniz...

    Authors: Martin Sládeček, Eva Vozabulová, Kateřina Brynychová and Miroslav E. Šálek

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2019 16:7

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  19. Multi-level fission-fusion societies, characteristic of a number of large brained mammal species including some primates, cetaceans and elephants, are among the most complex and cognitively demanding animal so...

    Authors: Graeme Shannon, Rob Slotow, Sarah M Durant, Katito N Sayialel, Joyce Poole, Cynthia Moss and Karen McComb

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2013 10:62

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  20. Invertebrate-derived DNA (iDNA) from terrestrial haematophagous leeches has recently been proposed as a powerful non-invasive tool with which to detect vertebrate species and thus to survey their populations. ...

    Authors: Ida Bærholm Schnell, Rahel Sollmann, Sébastien Calvignac-Spencer, Mark E. Siddall, Douglas W. Yu, Andreas Wilting and M. Thomas. P. Gilbert

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2015 12:24

    Content type: Review

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  21. Monitoring large carnivores is a central issue in conservation biology. The wolf (Canis lupus) is the most studied large carnivore in the world. After a massive decline and several local extinctions, mostly due t...

    Authors: Daniela Passilongo, Luca Mattioli, Elena Bassi, László Szabó and Marco Apollonio

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2015 12:22

    Content type: Methodology

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  22. Sexual size dimorphism (SSD) is related to ecology, behaviour and life history of organisms. Rensch’s rule states that SSD increases with overall body size in species where males are the larger sex, while decr...

    Authors: Wen Bo Liao, Yu Zeng, Cai Quan Zhou and Robert Jehle

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2013 10:10

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  23. Risk assessment occurs over different temporal and spatial scales and is selected for when individuals show an adaptive response to a threat. Here, we test if birds respond to the threat of brood parasitism us...

    Authors: Sonia Kleindorfer, Christine Evans, Diane Colombelli-Négrel, Jeremy Robertson, Matteo Griggio and Herbert Hoi

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2013 10:30

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  24. Individuals should aim to adjust their parental behaviours in order to maximize the success of their offspring but minimize associated costs. Plasticity in parental care is well documented from various bird, m...

    Authors: Eva Ringler, Andrius Pašukonis, Walter Hödl and Max Ringler

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2013 10:67

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  25. Body size variation has played a central role in biogeographical research, however, most studies have aimed to describe trends rather than search for underlying mechanisms. In order to provide a more comprehen...

    Authors: Andrés Valenzuela-Sánchez, Andrew A. Cunningham and Claudio Soto-Azat

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2015 12:37

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  26. Higher-level systematics in amphibians is relatively stable. However, recent phylogenetic studies of African torrent-frogs have uncovered high divergence in these phenotypically and ecologically similar frogs,...

    Authors: Michael F Barej, Andreas Schmitz, Rainer Günther, Simon P Loader, Kristin Mahlow and Mark-Oliver Rödel

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2014 11:8

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  27. Various types of long-term stable relationships that individuals uphold, including cooperation and competition between group members, define social complexity in vertebrates. Numerous life history, physiologic...

    Authors: Isabella B. R. Scheiber, Brigitte M. Weiß, Sjouke A. Kingma and Jan Komdeur

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2017 14:3

    Content type: Review

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  28. Sexual selection has been hypothesised as favouring mate choice resulting in production of viable offspring with genotypes providing high pathogen resistance. Specific pathogen recognition is mediated by genes...

    Authors: Dana Rymešová, Tereza Králová, Marta Promerová, Josef Bryja, Oldřich Tomášek, Jana Svobodová, Petr Šmilauer, Miroslav Šálek and Tomáš Albrecht

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2017 14:9

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  29. Holocentrids (squirrelfish and soldierfish) are vocal reef fishes whose calls and sound-producing mechanisms have been studied in some species only. The present study aims to compare sound-producing mechanisms...

    Authors: Eric Parmentier, Pierre Vandewalle, Christophe Brié, Laura Dinraths and David Lecchini

    Citation: Frontiers in Zoology 2011 8:12

    Content type: Research

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