Why Do Whales Sing?

Why Do Whales Sing?

Decoding the evocative melodies of whales

Communicating underwater is challenging. Light and odors don’t travel well, but sound moves about four times faster in water than in air — which means marine mammals often use sounds to communicate. The most famous of these underwater vocalizations is undoubtedly the whale song.

Discover how and why the world’s largest mammals create their magical melodies.


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