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Seismic Communication a Growing Field of Study

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Seismic Communication a Growing Field of Study

Seismic Communication a Growing Field of Study

Seismic Communication a Growing Field of Study

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Animals send signals to each other by making things vibrate — the ground, twigs or leaves. It is called seismic communications and it is a growing field of study for biologists.

One expert said there are at least 200,000 species of insects that communicate through vibrational channels.

There were some interesting sounds to be heard at this month's conference of the Acoustical Society of America in Salt Lake City.