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    Reference: T. Aran Mooney, Maxwell B. Kaplan, Marc O. Lammers. Singing whales generate high levels of particle motion: implications for acoustic communication and hearing? Biology Letters, 2016; 12 (11): 20160381 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2016.0381
    Researchers have known for decades that whales create elaborate songs, sometimes projecting their calls for miles underwater. A new study, however, has revealed a previously unknown element of whale songs that could aid this mode of communication, and may play a pivotal role in locating other whales in open ocean. See more

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