And while there is some fascinating and humbling research emerging about the languages of animals ( and plants & trees!) humans are uniquely made to use language.
We’re not just meerkats warning the pack of an approaching predator.
One of us might be really good at communicating how ferocious and how fast the predator is approaching. One of use might excel at persuading the meerkat kids to take cover, while another might shine when it comes to reviewing how we can be quicker and safer next time.