Judith Lautner (judith) wrote,
Judith Lautner

In Animals in Translation there is a mention of research that suggests that bird song is language. I've believed this for years. Sometimes we have to trust our own instincts over the preconceived notions of others. As Temple Grandin says, nobody ever got flamed for suggesting that animals are dumber than we thought they were - but woe to the person who suggests they are smarter.

I am listening right now to the endless variety of song by the mockingbirds out there. I'll never tire of it.

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