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Researchers Show Wolves Use 'Howling Dialects' to Communicate

posted Jun 24, 2016, 2:57 PM by chloe owens

3/7/16, by Adam Wernick, PRI

Researchers show wolves use ‘howling dialects’ to communicate

A team of Cambridge University researchers has shown that various wolf species and subspecies howl using clearly identifiable “dialects.”…researchers collected several thousand howls from wolf populations around the world…The computer analysis revealed 21 distinct types of howls,