Beluga whales are helping scientists plumb the icy depths of the Arctic.
Using computer models, scientists have discovered that baleen whales "hear" vibrations on their skull.
If a noisy neighbor is blasting music, drowning out your conversations and interrupting your sleep, you can call the police. But what is a whale to do?
Have you heard of the narwhal, the unicorn of the deep?
Whales must have evolved from some other larger, ancient creature, right? However, sometimes evolution takes unexpected twists.
When whale carcasses fall to the sea floor, they become food for a vast and complex array of ocean creatures, a community called a whale fall.
Can you imagine lasting an entire month without sleep? Believe it or not, newborn dolphins and killer whales have been observed to do just that. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Have you ever heard whales moan and make noise in the sea? Learn more on this Moment of Science.