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African Elephant Loxodonta africana
recorded by David Watts, 28 September 1974, west of Halali, Etosha National Park, Namibia.
Arctic Fox Alopex lagopus
calls, recorded by Patrick Sellar, 7 August 1981, Spitsbergen, Norway.
Badger Meles meles
moving through field, recorded by William Pedley, 19 September 1980, Akeley, Buckinghamshire, England.
Bamboo Rat Dactylomus dactylinus
calls at night, recorded by Richard Ranft, 22 September 1985, Tambopata Wildlife Reserve, Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios, Peru.
Bare-faced Tamarin Saguinus bicolor
recorded by Jacques Vielliard, 26 August 1987, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil.
Black Panther Panthera pardus
growls, recorded by Richard Ranft, 29 September 1986, Banham Zoo, Norfolk, England.
Burchell's Zebra Equus burchelli
recorded by John Dunning, Wankie Game Reserve, South Africa.
Cattle
bullocks mooing, recorded by William Pedley, 21 April 1973, Olney, Buckinghamshire, England.
Chimpanzee Pan troglodytes
recorded by Jo Wong, 3-20 July 1995, Budongo Forest, Masindi district, Uganda.
Colobus Monkey Colobus guereza
recorded by Roland McVicker, 29 July 1982, Kakamega, Kenya.
Common Pipistrelle Pipistrellus pipistrellus
sonar calls at 45 kHz (time expanded x 10), recorded by Nancy Vaughan, 9 June 1993, Woodchester, Gloucestershire, England.
Crested Gibbon Hylobates concolor
recorded by Richard Ranft, 18 June 1988 , Twycross Zoo, England.
Domestic cat
greeting and purr, recorded by Phil Riddett, 16 January 1996, Kent, England.
Domestic Pigs
grunts and snorts, recorded by Richard Ranft, Blackdown, West Sussex, England.
Edible Dormouse Glis glis
recorded by Reg Genever, July 1963, Hazelborough Forest, Northamptonshire, England.
European Hedgehog Erinaceus europaeus
recorded by Laurence Shove, England.
Fallow Deer Dama dama
from "Wild Britain" CD. Pig-like grunts at night from rutting Fallow Deer bucks, recorded by Richard Margoschis, 27 October 1975, Cannock Chase, Staffordshire, England.
Flying Fox Pteropus sp
screeches, recorded by John B. Fisher, 3 October 1983, New South Wales, Australia.
Foxhounds
howls, recorded by John Paterson, Hampshire, England.
Grey Squirrel Sciurus carolinensis
recorded by Reg Tassell, October 1971, Devon, England.
Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius
recorded by Robert Stjernstedt, 2 July 1985, Luangwa River, Zambia.
Impala Aepyceros melampus
calls, recorded by David Watts, 24 June 1984, east of Naboomspruit, Transvaal, South Africa.
Indri Indri indri
song, recorded by Jon Pollock, 1972, Madagascar.
Koala Phascolarctos cinereus
calls, recorded by John B. Fisher, 6 March 1984, Grampian Mountains, Victoria, Australia.
Lion Panthera leo
roars and snarls, recorded by Simon Bearder, June 1974, Timbavati Reserve, East Transvaal, Transvaal, South Africa.
Lowland Gorilla Gorilla gorilla
chest beats, recorded by Nicola Chao, 2002, Mikongo Conservation Area, Lope National Park, Gabon.
Mantled Howler Alouatta palliata
recorded by Richard Ranft, 2 May 1985, Santa Rosa National Park, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica.
Mountain Reedbuck Redunca fulvorufula
whistles, recorded by David Watts, 26 November 1984, Royal National Park, Natal, South Africa.
Night monkey Aotus azarae
calls, recorded by Richard Ranft, 24 September 1985, Tambopata Wildlife Reserve, Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios, Peru.
Noctule bat Nyctalus noctula
sonar calls heard through a heterodyne detector, recorded by Richard Ranft, 3 June 1986, Brook Wood, Kent, England.
Noctule bat Nyctalus noctula
sonar calls heard at one quarter frequency, recorded by Richard Ranft, 3 June 1986, Brook Wood, Kent, England.
Olive Baboon Papio anubis
shriek and bark, recorded by Claude Chappuis, 22 January 1967, Parc Nairobi, Kenya.
OrangUtan Pongo pygmaeus
recorded by Marina Davila Ross, 27 August 2001, Batang Ai National Park, Sarawak, Borneo.
Red Deer Cervus elaphus
roaring, recorded by Richard Margoschis, 19 October 1980, Glen Meinech, Inverness, Scotland.
Red Fox Vulpes vulpes
calls at night, recorded by Richard Margoschis, 16 January 1972, Woodchester Park, Gloucestershire, England.
Red Fox Vulpes vulpes
Barking in distance, recorded by William Pedley, 26 December 1983 , Leckhampstead, Buckinghamshire, England.
Sheep
recorded by Eric & May Nobles, 20 May 1989, Aberdaron, Wales.
Soprano Pipistrelle Pipistrellus pygmaeus
sonar calls at 55kHz (time-expanded recording x10 ), recorded by Nancy Vaughan, 24 May 1993, Bristol, England.
Spotted Hyaena Crocuta crocuta
calls, recorded by David Watts, 20 January 1980, Umfolosi Game Park , Zululand, South Africa.
Tree Hyrax Dendrohyrax dorsalis
calls, recorded by Francoise Dowsett-Lemaire, November 1989, Nyungwe Forest, Rwanda.
Vervet Monkey Cercopithecus aethiops
calls, recorded by Roland McVicker, 28 July 1982, Lake Naivasha, Kenya.
White-handed Gibbon Hylobates lar
duet, recorded by Reg Kersley, Ampang Game Reserve, Malaysia.
Wolf Canis lupus
howling, recorded by Tom Cosburn, 23rd September 1995, Algonquin Park, Ontario, Canada.
Wolves Canis lupus
howling, recorded by Richard Ranft, Toronto Zoo, Canada.
Yellow baboon Papio cynocephalus
barks, recorded by Roland McVicker, 4 September 1983, Ramis, Kenya.
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