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Another example occurred when Phoenix was given the sentence BOTTOM HOOP THROUGH for the first time. The hoop was lying flat on the tank bottom. Using her rostrum (beak), Phoenix raised one edge of the hoop until it was poised vertically, and then darted through. Ake, when later tested in the same way as Phoenix, also spontaneously raised the hoop off the tank bottom and swam through (Ake was simply given the sentence HOOP RECEPTIVE COMPETENCIES OF LANGUAGE-TRAINED ANIMALS 29 THROUGH since BOTTOM is not in her language).
That Phoenix and Ake’s substitution or rejection responses were not simply an unwillingness to carry out the instructions of unfamiliar strings was shown by the results for novel sentence testing (Section IV,C, l ) , in which responses to grammatical and meaningful, but unfamiliar, sentences were carried out immediately. All in all, the responses to these semantic anomalies revealed that both dolphins knew the semantic boundaries of their world, as it was represented within their respective languages.
Each dolphin developed some enduring object confusions. For Phoenix, BALL and FRISBEE were never reliably resolved, although much effort was expended in training the discrimination. Ake has no problem in differentiating between BALL and FRISBEE, but has difficulty with SPEAKER versus PANEL, words that are easily discriminated by Phoenix. Other examples could be given, but these demonstrate the general finding that while object confusion was common to both dolphins, the particular confusions were not.