Do bird songs have grammar?
Linguists have supposed that syntactic structure was only found in human language, but now a team of researchers is finding that finches use it in their songs. Does that mean they speak a kind of language? How is their communication different from ours?
UWA linguist Daniel Midgley sorts it out on this week’s Talk the Talk.
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The New Scientist article
ABC Science also has some info