May 20, 2024

Belugas may communicate by warping a blob of forehead fat: Whales in captivity can mold their “melon” into at least five different shapes

Beluga whales, often referred to as the “canaries of the sea” due to their high-pitched vocalizations, have long intrigued scientists with their communication abilities. Recent studies have revealed fascinating insights into how these majestic creatures communicate, suggesting that they may use their unique anatomy, including a blob of forehead fat known as the “melon,” to […]

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