Dolphin: You Know How to Whistle, Don't You, Steve? Researchers studying dolphins say the mammals have distinct names, and they refer to each other in their whistles -- something no other animals are known to do.
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Dolphin: You Know How to Whistle, Don't You, Steve?

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Dolphin: You Know How to Whistle, Don't You, Steve?

Dolphin: You Know How to Whistle, Don't You, Steve?

Dolphin: You Know How to Whistle, Don't You, Steve?

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Researchers studying dolphins say the mammals have distinct names, and they refer to each other in their whistles — something no other animals are known to do.

Guest:

Laela Sayigh, visiting investigator at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; research associate professor at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington