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- v. communicate by hooting and panting, as of primates
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In the silence that follows, I can just hear the distinctive pant-hoot of our middle chimp, Anton, from upstairs.
Using a match-to-sample paradigm, Parr and colleagues have shown that chimpanzees recognize at least five different facial expressions: bared-teeth display, scream, pant-hoot, play face, and relaxed-lip face (Parr et al. 1998).
Ask yourself how you would transcribe this pant-hoot in such a way that someone else could reproduce it by reading it from paper in the most ape-like way.