Panamania

May 21, 2005

Capuchin calls

Filed under: crofootStories — crofoot @ 9:52 pm

My friend Patrick lent me his recording equipment last week, and this
is one of the recordings I made of capuchin vocalizations. 
Mostly, what you are hearing is juveniles, but there is one adult “lost
call” (quite far away) at the beginning of the recording.  I’ve
been playing around with the idea of trying to run a playback
experiment to tease apart the effects of location and group identity in
intergroup relationships.  It sounds like a lot of fun, but I’m a
little worried that side-projects sounding this much more appealing
than my main project is symptomatic of a certain stage of dissertation
research, and I should resist the temptation to dabble.  We’ll
see, I guess.

click on:

capuchins calling

to play the recording.

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