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How Close Are We to Talking With Animals

You may not want to admit it, but at some point in your life you have talked to an animal. Maybe it's telling a dog that it's a good dog or asking a cat where it is? You may have encouraged an elephant or scolded a sheep. Whatever animal you are talking to, there is definitely one thing. She probably didn't talk back. But what can happen? Scientists are working on ways that will change the way we think about animals forever, not just to find out what the animals are saying. So, how close are we to talking to animals? Well, I know what you're saying, animals talk, not words. They make noise, have facial expressions and body language. But, that's not what we're talking about. I think it's important to emphasize what we call communication and language. Communication is a more general term and refers to the meaningful exchange of signals, the exchange of messages or signals. Language is a word that is full of interpreters and is involved in many discussions