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Vervet monkey (Chlorocebus pygerynthrus) is an African monkey who uses different alarm signals to warn of different types of predators, such as leopards, snakes or eagles. Many ethologists say these sounds are a proto-language.
In this video, Robert Seyfarth describes how these signals might be precursors to language.

Vervet monkey (Chlorocebus pygerynthrus) is an African monkey who uses different alarm signals to warn of different types of predators, such as leopards, snakes or eagles. Many ethologists say these sounds are a proto-language.

In this video, Robert Seyfarth describes how these signals might be precursors to language.