Scientists unravel meaning behind panda vocalizations

Researchers in China say they have deciphered some panda sounds. They noted that males interested in mating will make a sound like “baa.” Females whose interest is piqued will respond with chirps. Juvenile pandas apparently join the banter, too, making “wah wah” sounds when they’re unhappy and “cuckoo” sounds to indicate they are content. Discovery (11/10)

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