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Robert Seyfarth: Can Monkeys Talk?

Robert Seyfarth describes how monkey calls used by Vervet Monkeys might be precursors to language.

To read more about language in monkeys (and chimps), see the NY Times article: “Deciphering the chatter of monkeys and chimps”
http://richarddawkins.net/articles/4913-deciphering-the-chatter-of-monkeys-and-chimps

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