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Verb1.pant-hoot - communicate by hooting and panting, as of primates
hoot - to utter a loud clamorous shout; "the toughs and blades of the city hoot and bang their drums, drink arak, play dice, and dance"
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* Chimpanzees use the pant-hoot call when they are excited or want to be social.
Dr Goodall, 77, who lives in Bournemouth, delivered the sound of the "Pant-hoot" - the distance greeting call of the wild chimpanzee before making an impassioned speech calling for greater action to preserve the natural world.
Long-distance communications chiefly involved "pant-hoots," Boehm says, a type of call with many poorly understood variations.