Birds use language like humans, joining calls together to form sentences

Birds use language like humans, joining calls together to form sentences
Birds form complex sentences by joining calls together to create new meanings, scientists have found

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/sc...joining-calls-together-to-form-sentences.html

Birds use language like humans, joining specific ‘chirrups’ together to form complex sentences – the first creature that has ever been shown to do so.

Scientists have known for some time that animals use songs and calls to signal danger or seek out a mate.

But they did not think birds were intelligent enough to string those calls together to generate new meanings, in the same way that humans can.
 
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