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Title: Acoustic analysis of the distress vocalisation of the neonate lamb
Contributor(s): Morton, Christine  (author)orcid ; Hinch, Geoffrey  (author)orcid ; McDonald, Paul  (author)orcid ; Small, Alison (author)
Publication Date: 2015
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Abstract: The neonate distress cry demonstrates a similar acoustic structure across a range of mammalian species and is highly effective in attracting and compelling parental care. Evidence of the same neural circuitry across mammalian and bird species, and alignment of critical periods of vocal behaviour, has been used to support the evolutionary theory that the infant cry pathway has remained unchanged or converged toward a similar configuration to ensure reproductive success within a range of environments and social situations (Lingle et al, 2012).
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Name: Behaviour 2015: 34th International Ethological Conference, Cairns, Australia, 9th - 14th August, 2015
Source of Publication: Behaviour 2015 Abstracts: Oral Presentations, p. 165-165
Publisher: ASN Events Pty Ltd
Place of Publication: online
Field of Research (FOR): 060309 Phylogeny and Comparative Analysis
070206 Animal Reproduction
HERDC Category Description: E3 Extract of Scholarly Conference Publication
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