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New tools are allowing a group of scientists at the University of New Hampshire to listen in to animal conversations that we didn’t even know were happening before. (Jason Moon/NHPR)MoreCloseclosemore
New tools are allowing a group of scientists at the University of New Hampshire to listen in to animal conversations that we didn’t even know were happening before. (Jason Moon/NHPR)

When it comes to the ways animals communicate with each other, you might think we've got a pretty good handle on their methods: birds sing, cats purr, cows moo. But new tools are allowing a group of scientists to listen in to animal conversations that we didn't even know were happening before.

Jason Moon (@jasonmoonNHPR) from Here & Now contributor New Hampshire Public Radio reports.

This segment aired on June 12, 2017.

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