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In animal communication, Animal vocalizations involve the production of sounds by animals. These play an important role in Sex recognition and species recognition and as a marker of territorality amongst other things.

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In animals the ventromedial nucleus (VMHdm) has a role in the male animal vocalizations and scent marking behaviors.[1][2][3]


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  1. Yahr and Green, 1992
  2. Flanagan-Cato et al. 2001
  3. Harding and McGinnis, 2005

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