Animals sometimes make noises that would be impossible to place without context. In this episode: three types of animal vocalizations—described by the people who recorded them.
Kevin Coffey, Ph.D.: Co-creator of DeepSqueak and researcher at VA Puget Sound and the University of Washington. Kevin co-authored the paper DeepSqueak: a deep learning-based system for detection and analysis of ultrasonic vocalizations in Nature’s Neuropsychopharmacology journal.
Also heard: calls of the Indies Short Tailed Cricket (Anurogryllus celerinictus), which may be the perpetrator of the so-called “sonic attacks” recently reported in Cuba. Sound sent in by HBM listener Isaul in Puerto Rico.
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