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Recordings Reveal Baby Humpback Whales 'Whisper' To Their Mothers

Scientists recently tracked eight baby whales using special sound and movement recorders. The sounds the babies made turned out to be far different from the eerie songs of adult male humpbacks.

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich On America's Division And Rising Above 'Self-Absorption'

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Portugal Basks In Post-Bailout Economic Revival

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Recordings Reveal That Baby Humpback Whales 'Whisper' To Their Mothers

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