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 Post subject: Re: Animal call quiz (RV)
Unread postPosted: Fri Mar 18, 2011 1:20 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Animal call quiz (RV)
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ihn dunno? :hmz: :hmz: :hmz: can you maybe give some sorta clue please?

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Blue wilde beest...sounds more like "boing...boing" to me :lol:

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:hmz: Some sort of antelope.....

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 Post subject: Re: Animal call quiz (RV)
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:redface: :redface: Apologies for the delay.


Sounds: Cheetahs make many sounds, but they do not roar. Like many animals, Cheetah's sounds are unique to them, and have different meanings behind each of the sounds.
Chirping: like a bird's chirp or a dog's yelp - an intense chirp that can be heard a mile away!
Churring: staccato growl, high-pitched
Nyam-nyam: cubs' sound when feeding
Ihn-ihn: mother's call to her young
Purring: like a house cat
Staccato purring: sound made by courting males
Bleating: like a meow - a distress call


Next to post is IT!

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 Post subject: Re: Animal call quiz (RV)
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Interesting question!! :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

Instead of giving the sound of a call this is a bit of a different kind of question.

Bird calls can either be sung with or without harmonics. What is the difference between the two calls in terms of the information that they relay??

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Alarm calls vs mating calls?

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 Post subject: Re: Animal call quiz (RV)
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Yes, well done saraf!

Calls made with harmonics allow the location of the bird to be determined so they allow for direction and would be calls for mating etc. While those without harmonics do not indicate location and would be used for alarm calls.

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Uh-oh, that makes me IT, doesn't it?

Let me think... (this could take some time...)

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OK, different again.

I was out for a sunset drive in Satara. Just as everyone was heading for the camp, before the guide stopped for a sundowner break, he stopped the vehicle as he'd heard something. A predator was on the prowl, he said. What had the guide heard?

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A 'Go-away' bird, i.e. Grey Lourie?

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 Post subject: Re: Animal call quiz (RV)
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A 'Go-away' bird, i.e. Grey Lourie?


Not in this case :(

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 Post subject: Re: Animal call quiz (RV)
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Hi Saraf, I must say that is a very difficult question if you do not indicate which type of animal gave the alarm call.


There are many animals that will give the alarm call... and at sunset.


Baboons, any type of antelope, except those to be known as 'silent, reserverd' grazers, a group of squirrels, francolins, herons, poelpetaters, etc.


In light of the above, could you perhaps narrow down your Q a bit?

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