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Re: And Your Bird Can Sing-Mesozoic theropod vocalizations?

On Tue, Nov 10th, 2009 at 11:59 AM, B tH <soylentgreenistrex@yahoo.com> wrote:

> How likely is it that they [dinosaurs] "roared" considering their kinship 
> with birds?

A friend of mine used to have a parrot......not sure of the species.
It learned to roar like a lion, quite convincingly and quite loudly, I might 

So, faculatively, it is possible with at least one group of living birds.  But 
obligatory roaring?
 Who knows?

BTW:  When avian vocalization is discussed here, I always like to point the 
reader to:


for free sound analysis software.

BTW part 2:  Have any researchers tried scaling up an avian vocalization 
structure to that of one on a T. rex?


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