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Food Calls

  • Julie Gros-LouisEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-47829-6_1664-1



Vocalizations that are produced while foraging and/or feeding.

Food calls, also known as food-associated calls, occur in several animal species and are emitted upon discovering food and during foraging/feeding bouts (primates: Cebus capucinus, Boinski and Campbell 1996; Cebus apella, Di Bitetti 2003; Ateles geoffroyi, Chapman and Lefebvre 1990; Saguinus oedipus, Cleveland and Snowdon 1982; Roush and Snowdon 2000; Saguinus labiatus, Caine et al. 1995; Callithrix jacchus, Vitale et al. 2003; Callithrix geoffroyi, Kitzman and Caine 2009; Leontopithecus rosalia, Benz et al. 1992; Cebuella pygmaea, Pola and Snowdon 1975; Macaca mulatta, Hauser and Marler 1993; Macaca sinica, Dittus 1984; Pan troglodytes, Hauser et al. 1993; Wrangham 1977; Pan paniscus, van Krunkelsven et al. 1996; Gorilla g. gorilla, Luef et al. 2016; naked mole rats: Heterocephalus glaber, Judd and Sherman 1996; dolphins: Tursiops...

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  1. 1.Department of Psychological and Brain SciencesUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA

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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyMacEwan UniversityEdmontonCanada