Singing Mice?

Updated: Aug 13, 2019

Alston’s singing mice are found in the cloud forest of Costa Rica. They sing loud and fast, screeching out a tune that may have a purpose of attracting a mate or staking-out territory. What makes their song especially interesting is that when a mouse starts singing another mouse joins the song in a duet. Scientists are interested in how the brain is programmed to respond to a pattern of voiced notes. See and read more at: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/singing-mice-duets-brain-patterns-human-speech


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