Whales Have Dialects, Too

It’s not just Brits and Americans who are “divided by a common language.” Scientists have learned that whales, too, have accents and dialects.

According to Science Daily, the discovery came when a team of biologists set out to study sperm whale vocalizations for the Dominica Sperm Whale Project.  As they hunt for food deep in the ocean, sperm whales communicate with each other using characteristic clicking sounds called “codas.” Read more