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Book: The 5-Minute Linguist

Chapter: 12. Do Animals Use Language?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.38131

Blurb:

Animals communicate with one another in ways that meet some, but not all criteria of a human language. Most language researchers agree that this means animals don’t use language.

Chapter Contributors

  • Donna Jo Napoli (dnapoli1@swarthmore.edu - dnapoli) 'Swarthmore College'