animal communication

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Noun1.animal communication - communication between animals (of the same species)animal communication - communication between animals (of the same species)
signal, signaling, sign - any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message; "signals from the boat suddenly stopped"
birdcall, birdsong, song, call - the characteristic sound produced by a bird; "a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age"
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Sebeok pointed out that signs used by animals are processed in the same way as humans' signs; his term, zoosemiotics, was later extended to plants as well and thus "biosemiotics", coined by Rothschild in 1962, became common currency
The entire field of "zoosemiotics" must be ruled inadmissible in advance, and this regardless of whether National Socialism was manned by monsters.
Perspectives in zoosemiotics. The Hague, Netherlands: Mouton.