Can you teach a seal to sing? Oh yes!!!

El Paso Zoo supervisor Amanda Stansbury has a lot to be proud of these days, you see part of the work that earned her her PhD involved the study of seals and how they communicate. the findings can be helpful in speech disorder in people as well as seals use their vocal cords in a manner closer to us than our own primate cousins do. One of the studies also looked at how they mimicked sound and how they sing. check out the video here. the full story and research is available here

Mike Rivera


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