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Whales are polite conversationalists

By T.K. Randall
October 29, 2009 · Comment icon 0 comments

Image Credit: Whit Welles
A group of marine biologists have developed a new tool that can detect and identify the sounds made by individual whales communicating with one another in an ocean filled with marine animal chatter.
What do a West African drummer and a sperm whale have in common? According to some reports, they can both spot rhythms in the chatter of an ocean crowded with the calls of marine mammals -- a feat impossible for the untrained human ear.


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