Monkey Talk - Christie Strawser Headline News 2 Monkey Talk Date Submittal Date Due The article Monkeys communicate in sentences was written by

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Christie Strawser Date Submittal: 4/8/08 Headline News 2 Date Due: 4/8/08 Monkey Talk The article, Monkeys communicate in sentences , was written by Roger Highfield. It was published on March 10 th of this year at Britain’s Telegraph website. It suggests that a group of researchers studying wild monkeys have discovered that they, too, use their limited vocabulary to form sentences to communicate with one another. The species is the putty-nosed monkey, famous for it’s bright white nose. Typically they use two types of “words” to communicate. “pyows”, which they use to indicate when a leopard is lurking nearby, and “hacks” when a hawk or eagle is overhead. The researchers have determined that when they combine “pyow” and “hack” it means something similar to “let's go”. (Gerlin) “In the journal, Current Biology . the researchers say that these calls function in similar ways as morphemes, which are the smallest meaningful units in the grammar of a language.” (Highfield) They also have
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This note was uploaded on 08/04/2009 for the course MKTG 101 taught by Professor Dr.jones during the Spring '09 term at Lindenwood.

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