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Unformatted text preview: bipedally and scanning. Since you cant determine whether they refer to the object or to the response, researchers now term the calls functionally referential rather than referential . b. Another hypothesis for the difference in response to these calls is that rather than being functionally referential, these calls denote response urgency (i.e. that whistle call means danger is much more imminent and requires a much faster response in). What observations in the wild would support the response urgency hypothesis? (3 pt) The observation that sometimes, when hawks are far away, squirrels give the chatter call and when dogs appear suddenly close by to the squirrels or are in close pursuit of a squirrel, the squirrel gives the whistle call indicates that these calls are based on response urgency rather than functional referentiality....
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