News tagged with sperm whales

Related topics:

Beaked whales B-stroke for long dives

Foraging animals tread a narrow metabolic tightrope, rationing the energy they expend in the pursuit of food to make the most of a catch. And marine mammals that dive on a single breath of air have to be even more frugal ...

dateMay 12, 2015 in Plants & Animals
shares33 comments 0

What do sperm whales say?

When a team of researchers began listening in on seven sperm whales in the waters off the Azores, they discovered that the whales' characteristic tapping sounds serve as a form of individual communication. But what are they ...

dateJun 30, 2016 in Plants & Animals
shares12 comments 0