VIDEO: Do We Really Understand Why Whales Sing? - UCSD-TV - University of California Television
Do We Really Understand Why Whales Sing?
Date: 5/4/2020; 56 minutes


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In general, animal song is thought to have several specific characteristics including being restricted to males, having a territorial purpose, and being used to attract a mate. Join marine acoustics expert John Hildebrand to learn how the singing characteristics in some whale species challenges this generalization and how long term trends in whale song still present a mystery to scientists. (#35352)

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