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Enhance social bond
To resscue each other
TO nazzle their
To indicate status
To enhance dominance and comfort
Definition: Tactile communication a form of non-verbal communication or body language in which touching , hand shaking etc. Conveys a message from sender to reciver.
increases social bond
Instantaneous feed back
Effect in the dark ( e.g caves , wood galleries)
Not effect over distance
Organisms must stay in direct contact
Message must be repeated to each recipient
Vibration signals can be intercepted by predators
Monkey and Apes: Grooming
Dogs:( nosing pawing and nipping)
Tigers : lick and nuzzle
Gorillas: (transformation of purposeful action)
Insect like termites through touch with their antennae and their mouths.
Parenting birds will also use tactile communication to feed their young.
History : Tactile communication are historically known as militory communication. The father of old communication is Wilbur Scharmm but the father of modern communication is Alexander Graham Bell.