Which animal has the most complex communication system? You may have guessed whales or wolves. Researchers, however, now think that prairie dogs just might have the most sophisticated language of all nonhuman animals. Watch as prairie dogs sound the alarm call for “coyote” through their town.
Talk of the [Prairie Dog] TownCandice Gaukel Andrews October 14, 2010 2
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A multiple award-winning author and writer specializing in nature-travel topics and environmental issues, Candice has traveled around the world, from the Arctic Circle to Antarctica, and from New Zealand to Scotland's far northern, remote regions. Her assignments have been equally diverse, from covering Alaska’s Yukon Quest dogsled race to writing a history of the Galapagos Islands to describing and photographing the national snow-sculpting competition in her home state of Wisconsin.In addition to being a five-time book author, Candice's work has also appeared in several national and international publications, such as "The Huffington Post" and "Outside Magazine Online." To read her web columns and see samples of her nature photography, visit her website at www.candiceandrews.com and like her Nature Traveler Facebook page at www.facebook.com/naturetraveler.