Vocal recognition in free-ranging vervet monkeys

  title={Vocal recognition in free-ranging vervet monkeys},
  author={Dorothy L Cheney and Robert M. Seyfarth},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
Abstract Screams of free-ranging juvenile vervet monkeys were played to a group containing their mothers and two ‘control’ females who also had offspring in the group. Mothers and controls were separated from their offspring at the time. Mothers' responses showed significantly shorter latency and longer duration than controls'; mothers were also significantly more likely to approach the speaker. Playbacks significantly increased the probability that controls would look at the mother; a majority… Expand

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