Primate's warbling sounds give clues to early human speech

04/8/2013 | BBC

A strange sound made by a close relative of the baboon could be evidence of the origins of human speech. The study, published in the journal Current Biology, found that the gelada species makes sounds similar to human speech. In addition to the sound, which scientists have dubbed a "wobble," the gelada can also make certain mouth movements, which researchers earlier speculated was related to speech.

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