Referential labelling in Diana monkeys

  title={Referential labelling in Diana monkeys},
  author={Klaus Zuberb{\"u}hler},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
Animal semantic communication has received considerable theoretical and empirical attention because of its relevance to human language. Advances have been made by studies of alarm-call behaviour in nonhumans. In monkeys, for example, there is evidence that recipients have a fairly sophisticated understanding of a call's meaning; that is, the predator type usually associated with a certain alarm call. Little is known, however, about the mental mechanisms that drive call production in nonhuman… 

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