Science, Tech & Environment

Who Knew? Goats Have Accents Too

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A new study by British scientists shows that baby goats develop different "accents" depending on the groups they associate with.

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The research suggests that sounds made by goats, and perhaps other mammals, are not solely innate but are influenced by social interactions. Marco Werman speaks with The World's science reporter Rhitu Chatterjee.