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Baby-Talking Your Pets

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Baby-Talking Your Pets

Baby-Talking Your Pets

Baby-Talking Your Pets

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It's common for parents to talk baby-talk to both their children and their pets. Linguists say it's an important step in helping infants learn language skills. But if that's the case, why can't pets learn to talk? A new study in the journal Science may have the answer. Test your language skills by listening to samples from the study.

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