Why don’t monkeys talk to us?
New research tells us that if our primate cousins don’t do language, it’s not because of their vocal tracts. Those appear to be speech-ready. So if the voice is good to go, what’s the holdup?
Daniel is talking apes with Ben and Kylie on this episode of Talk the Talk.
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