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Sheep Sounds Change with Stress Levels, Study Shows

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Sheep Sounds Change with Stress Levels, Study Shows

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Sheep Sounds Change with Stress Levels, Study Shows

Sheep Sounds Change with Stress Levels, Study Shows

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A study suggests that when sheep are exposed to stress, the acoustic characteristics of their bleating changes in measurable ways. Professor Mark Feinstein of Hampshire College conducted the study in cooperation with researchers from Ireland. Hear Feinstein and NPR's Lynn Neary.

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