More than 25 years ago, the first major review of primate
communication appeared (Altmann, 1967). Since then, information on
the communicative abilities of primates increased rapidly,
resulting, 15 years later, in the appearance of the first volume in
which signaling systems were analyzed in a broader variety of
primate groups within an evolutionary perspective (Snowdon, Brown
and Petersen, 1982). Seven years later, the first volume dedicated
solely to... more...