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University of Chicago Press Journals

Suckling Fawn

Caption: Experiments showed that fawns can distinguish the calls of their mother from those of other females, but adult female deer are not able to discriminate between calls of their own offspring and other fawns.

Credit: Courtesy Marco V.G. Torriani

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