Month: June 2016

New Culture Identified in the Caribbean

The article HERE writes about the finding that the Caribbean sperm whale population is composed of at least two separate cultures. This can be added to the list of, at least, four separate cultures known in the South Pacific, and the

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How Loud is a Sperm Whale Click?

Blue whales are often mistakenly labelled as Earth’s noisiest animal, yet sperm whales are able to project their loudest sounds with an energy intensity sixty thousand times greater. Blue whale’s loudest sounds are transmitted at 188dB, whereas the highest recorded figure for a

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