Nose amplifies threatening call: proboscis monkey
The nose of the male proboscis monkey amplifies its threatening call by serving as a resonating chamber.
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Nasalis larvatus (Wurmb, 1787)
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered
Some organism data provided by: ITIS: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Micro-devices for amplifying or dampening sound waves, amplification applications for hearing aids, wireless device signal amplification.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Communications, acoustics, medical, entertainment