Maternal signature whistle use aids mother-calf reunions in a bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus.

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Individual vocal signatures play an important role in parent-offspring recognition in many animals. One species that uses signature calls to accurately facilitate individual recognition is the bottlenose dolphin. Female dolphins and their calves will use their highly individualised signature whistles to identify and maintain contact with one another… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2016.03.005

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@article{King2016MaternalSW, title={Maternal signature whistle use aids mother-calf reunions in a bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus.}, author={Stephanie L King and Emily Guarino and Loriel Keaton and Linda Erb and Kelly Jaakkola}, journal={Behavioural processes}, year={2016}, volume={126}, pages={64-70} }