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Anthropogenic Noise on Social Communication: The in Helmeted Guinea Fowl (Numida meleagris) as a Potential Model for Applied, Domestic, and Conservation Considerations

  • Open or Close Kevin L Woo*

    Division of Science, Mathematics, & Technology, State University of New York, New York

    *Corresponding author: Kevin L Woo, Division of Science, Mathematics, & Technology, State University of New York, Empire State College, 325 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10013-1005, Email: kevin.woo@esc.edu

Submission: December 08, 2017;Published: April 24, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/APDV.2018.03.000555

ISSN: 2576-9162
Volume3 Issue1

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Ambient noise has the ability to mask important aspects of social communication. Often overlooked in agricultural, domestic, or conservation studies, the impacts of environmental noise can mask important features of social communication that enable species to engage each other. Here, I discuss the concerns of anthropogenic noise on social communication, and use the helmeted guinea fowl (Numida meleagris) as a model species in both popular and institutional purposes for understanding the effects of artificial noise on communication.

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