Male putty-nosed monkeys in Nigeria use the sentence "pyow hack hack pyow hack hack" when they want to tell their companions that it's time to move on. "To our knowledge," said Dr. Klaus Zuberbühler, "this is the first good evidence of a syntax-like natural communication system in a non-human species." | Harper's Magazine

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Male putty-nosed monkeys in Nigeria use the sentence “pyow hack hack pyow hack hack” when they want to tell their companions that it’s time to move on. “To our knowledge,” said Dr. Klaus Zuberbühler, “this is the first good evidence of a syntax-like natural communication system in a non-human species.”

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Male putty-nosed monkeys in Nigeria use the sentence “pyow hack hack pyow hack hack” when they want to tell their companions that it’s time to move on. “To our knowledge,” said Dr. Klaus Zuberbühler, “this is the first good evidence of a syntax-like natural communication system in a non-human species.”

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