19Jun
2016
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Young Lemur Males Follow a Different Beat

Can you sing in tune? Do you think that humans are the only ones that can sing? Nope, many animals can and here is a prime example of a singing Lemur.


In a species of singing lemur, young males grab attention by crooning to a different beat than the rest of the chorus.Researchers have found that indris, a type of lemur native to Madagascar, are not only accomplished singers but also use rhythmic techniques when singing together to coordinate vocal performances and define their roles in the troop.

Source: When Lemurs Sing, Young Males Follow a Different Beat