Inheritance of stereotyped gibbon calls

  title={Inheritance of stereotyped gibbon calls},
  author={Warren Y Brockelman and D. E. Schilling},
Little is known about how vocal patterns develop in non-human primates, mainly because suitable controlled experiments are difficult to carry out on these animals1. Results of isolation experiments2–4 and observations of interspecific hybrids1,5 suggest no greater role for vocal learning than exists in many other vertebrates6–9, and less than has been found in birds10–13. We have now studied vocal patterns of hybrids between white-handed gibbons (Hylobates lar) and pileated gibbons (Hylobates… CONTINUE READING
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