Dairy calves may be adorable and photogenic, but they are also very noisy animals! Research has shown that their vocalizations can indicate their affective state and emotions!
[Photo and caption by Isabelle McDonald-Gilmartin]
Green, A. C., Johnston, I. N., & Clark, C. E. F. (2018). Invited review: The evolution of cattle bioacoustics and application for advanced dairy systems. animal, 12(6), 1250-1259.
[Edited by Maggie Creamer]