Why Do Whales Sing? Underwater Serenades or Biological Sonar?

November 28, 2008 / 1 Comment

Other than being some of the largest mammals in the seas, whales area also known for their "voices". Call it the whale song, it's true that the whales may sing to court mates but not only. The biggest Romeo of them all, is the humpback whale which is known to produce repetitious sounds at varying frequencies. That's a whale song. So ...

Japanese Say Whales are Losing Blubber

September 1, 2008 / 1 Comment

The Japanese have been claiming all along that they have been doing research on the whales, not just hunting for dinner for a football team for a month. A study has come out that says the whales are losing their blubber because ocean resources have been dwindling. Japan conducted "lethal research" on 6,779 whales, about two-thirds were killed and some were pregnant. The ...