Friday, June 21, 2013 | Categories: Episodes
Author of Chasing Doctor Dollittle, Con Slobodchikoff
Dr. Dolittle dreamt how wonderful it would be to understand the language of animals. But our next guest believes he knows how wonderful it is. For a start, he's managed to decode prairie dogs speaking.
Con Slobodchikoff has spent 30 years studying their language. And he's discovered a sophisticated communication system... one he hopes may lead to better communication between humans and animals.
Con Slobodchikoff is a professor Emeritus at Northern Arizona University and author of the book Chasing Doctor Dolittle - Learning the Language of Animals. We reached him at his home near Sedona, Arizona.
This segment was produced by The Current's Liz Hoath.
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