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City Sparrows Sing Louder to Trump Cars

Sparrows who live in the big city have learned to speak up in order to be heard: Researchers examined the songs of those that live around the Golden Gate Bridge and found that the calls are in a higher pitch now than they were in 1965, according to an Animal...
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City Sparrows Sing In A Higher Pitch To Be Heard Over Traffic

Technology : The Inquisitr - Tech (3 years ago)

White-crowned sparrows in San Francisco are singing louder in 2011 than they did in 1969 and reachers say its because they need to compete with more traffic congestion which has caused loud driving conditions to drown out their orig... Read Post

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Academics / General Science : Science Codex (3 years ago)

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