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And you can tell everybody, this is your mouse’s song

Otherwise titled: Your mouse sounds JUST like his dad! Hoffman et al. “Spectrographic analyses reveal signals of individuality and kinship in the ultrasonic courtship vocalizations of wild house mice” Physiology and Behavior, 2012. (Source) Obviously, we’ve known about mice “squeaking” for ages. Some of them even HOWL. But mice also communicate with sounds that are [...]
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