Acoustic analyses of potential vocalization in lambeosaurine dinosaurs (Reptilia: Ornithischia)

@article{Weishampel1981AcousticAO,
  title={Acoustic analyses of potential vocalization in lambeosaurine dinosaurs (Reptilia: Ornithischia)},
  author={David B Weishampel},
  journal={Paleobiology},
  year={1981},
  volume={7},
  pages={252 - 261}
}
Lambeosaurine dinosaur crests are judged to have been conducive to resonation on the basis of an acoustic analysis of the structure of the nasal cavity. Size and shape of the nasal cavity suggest low vocal frequencies in adults, as does information on potential auditory acuity in these animals. Lateral diverticula (present in all but juvenile specimens) acted to suppress portions of the vocal spectrum. Juveniles vocalized at higher frequencies than adults and potential auditory sensitivity at… 

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