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Validating cultural transmission in cetaceans

  • Rachel L. Day (a1), Jeremy R. Kendal (a1) and Kevin N. Laland (a1)


The evidence of high cognitive abilities in cetaceans does not stand up to close scrutiny under the standards established by laboratory researchers. This is likely to lead to a sterile debate between laboratory and field researchers unless fresh ways of taking the debate forward are found. A few suggestions as to how to do this are proposed.


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