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Migrating humpback whales have jetliners’ navigational precision

Tuesday, April 26th 2011 - 14:12 UTC
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Researchers based at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand have found that migrating humpback whales achieve navigational precision usually associated with jetliners or arrows. Read full article


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  • tedc

    Humpbacks are such wonderful animals... if they have a low frequency sonar they would be able to see rough landmarks - not fine precision like a dolphin - but across very very large distances. Blue and Fin whales vocalize loud enough to be heard (or see?) across whole oceans. Some footage/soundtrack of a Humpback male singing off the Dominican Republic in March:

    Apr 27th, 2011 - 04:18 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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