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Why is Whale Song Getting Quieter?

Language may be uniquely human but communication certainly isn’t and our attempts to decipher j...

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13.58 25 Jan 2020


Why is Whale Song Getting Quieter?



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13.58 25 Jan 2020


Language may be uniquely human but communication certainly isn’t and our attempts to decipher just what is being said by our animal cousins often brings up more questions than it does answers.

One particularly mysterious finding is that all Whales everywhere seem to have made the collective decision to stop shouting and start whispering.

Why? 

Dr. Emmanuelle Leroy is a Researcher in the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of New South Wales


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