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Posts tagged whale

August 28, 2015


beluga whale underwater

Send in the Belugas 

Beluga whales are helping scientists plumb the icy depths of the Arctic.

June 16, 2015


mother and baby baleen whales

A Whale Baby’s Legacy 

Using computer models, scientists have discovered that baleen whales "hear" vibrations on their skull.

January 6, 2012


music notes

Noise Pollution Is Affecting Whales

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?

February 17, 2010



Narwhals: The Whale With The Spiral Tusk

Have you heard of the narwhal, the unicorn of the deep?

April 29, 2008


Humpback whale breaching

A Whale of Evolution

Whales must have evolved from some other larger, ancient creature, right? However, sometimes evolution takes unexpected twists.

February 7, 2006



Whale Fall

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.

December 2, 2005


Sleepless in Dolphintown

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.

June 3, 2005


Greatest Whale Hits

Have you ever heard whales moan and make noise in the sea? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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