Mice sing like a JET ENGINE to find a mate: Ultrasonic love songs could be the key to treating autism and stutters
Mice and rats sing ultrasonic songs to attract a mate and defend their territory.
Just how they produce the noise, which is inaudible to humans, has remained a mystery - until now.
In a new study, researchers have discovered the unique way in which the diminutive rodents sing.
Mice point a small air jet coming from the windpipe into their voice box to make the high-pitched whistle, likening the noise to that made by a jet engine.
A SECRET LOVE SONG It has long been known mice use ultrasonic vocalisations to communicate.
Last year, experts from Duke University said male rodents have... read more
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