Vocal complexity and sociality in spotted paca (Cuniculus paca)

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Lima, Stella G. C. ; Sousa-Lima, Renata S. ; Tokumaru, Rosana S. ; Nogueira-Filho, Sérgio L. G. ; Nogueira, Selene S. C. (2018)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 13, issue 1 (eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5783385, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190961
  • Subject: Research Article | Data Management | Vocalization | Eukaryota | Sociology | Taxonomy | Rodents | Communications | Physical Sciences | Evolutionary Biology | Physics | Acoustics | Phylogenetics | Animal Signaling and Communication | Animals | Behavior | Evolutionary Systematics | Acoustic Signals | Biology and Life Sciences | Computer and Information Sciences | Animal Behavior | Bioacoustics | Social Communication | Vertebrates | Amniotes | Mammals | Social Sciences | Organisms | Zoology
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