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Ear language in moose

 

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Alces alces photo © kuhnmi

 
The only sharply defined markings on the moose are at the anterior bases of the ears. These presumably aid intraspecific communication in a similar manner to human eye-whites, flickering as the ears move and signifying shifts in emotion and changes in the direction of attention.
 
Robin and the Honey Badger, 15 March 2016
 
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i.e. more intensely pigmented than the normal colour-morp


 

 

 

 

 

                                        

i.e. more intensely pigmented than the normal colour-morp
Last modified on 04 January 2017

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