ALARM CALLING IN THREE SPECIES OF MARMOTS

@article{Blumstein1999ALARMCI,
  title={ALARM CALLING IN THREE SPECIES OF MARMOTS},
  author={D. Blumstein},
  journal={Behaviour},
  year={1999},
  volume={136},
  pages={731-757}
}
  • D. Blumstein
  • Published 1999
  • Behaviour
  • Many species produce alarm calls that vary according to situation. Theoretically, alarm call structure could covary with predator type and could communicate potentially ''referential information, or calls could covary with the degree of risk a caller experienced when it emitted a call. Using similar methods, I studied the ways in which Olympic (Marmota olympus), hoary (M. caligata), and Vancouver Island marmots (M. vancouverensis) communicated situational variation. I observed both natural… CONTINUE READING
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