Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Mice sing...

Scientists have known for decades that female lab mice or their pheromones cause male lab mice to make ultrasonic vocalizations. But a new paper from researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis establishes for the first time that the utterances of the male mice are songs.

.. and here's hoping that a certain close relative of apodemus sylvaticus, politihackus scooterus, does the same.


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