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Clever cats use mimicry when hunting

In a fascinating example of vocal mimicry, researchers have documented for the first time a margay wild cat (Leopardus wiedii) imitating the call of its intended victim: a small, squirrel-sized monkey known as a pied tamarin (Saguinus bicolor). The extraordinary behavior was recorded by researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Federal University of […]

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