Beluga Living with Dolphins Swaps Her Calls for Theirs

11/6/2017
Linguists tend to agree that the best way to learn a foreign language is through complete immersion. A beluga whale just proved them right.
A beluga whale just proved them right. Two months after being relocated to a pen with bottlenose dolphins, a beluga whale began whistling like them.
11/4/2017
Despite some initial difficulties, the whale quickly integrated into the pod, which consisted of one adult male, two adult females and a young female, ...
Two months after the beluga whale was introduced into a new facility with the dolphins, scientists found that it began to imitate their whistles.
Two months after the beluga whale was introduced into a new facility with the dolphins, scientists found that it began to imitate their whistles.
11/3/2017
A beluga whale living in captivity with a pod of bottlenose dolphins has learned their language of whistles and clicks, scientists believe.
A beluga whale living in captivity with a pod of bottlenose dolphins has learned their language of whistles and clicks, scientists believe.
A beluga whale living in captivity with a pod of bottlenose dolphins learned to communicate using their unique “language” or sounds. Detailed in a ...
A beluga whale living in captivity with a pod of bottlenose dolphins learned to communicate using their unique “language” or sounds. Detailed in a ...
11/2/2017
The whale, then four years old, started making whistling sounds unique to dolphins and dropping her own beluga vocalisations after being housed ...
A captive beluga whale has done something amazing: she has seemingly "learned" another language and adopted it over her own. The whale, then ...
According to Discovery Magazine, one beluga even started “speaking dolphin” after she moved into a tank with no other animals but bottlenose ...
According to Discovery Magazine, one beluga even started “speaking dolphin” after she moved into a tank with no other animals but bottlenose ...
The four-year-old captive animal had grown up around other beluga whales, but moved to the Koktebel Dolphinarium in Crimea in 2013. There, she ...
10/26/2017
Discover reported Oct. 20 that a captive beluga in Crimea essentially started speaking dolphin after being housed in a dolphinarium.
10/24/2017
SCIENCE When captive beluga whale moved to a home where her only companions were dolphins, she adapted quickly. She started imitating the ...
10/23/2017
So when a 4-year-old captive beluga recently had to be moved from a tank full of other belugas into a dolphin tank where she was the only beluga, ...
Beluga whales are known for their wide repertoire of vocalizations; they are among the most vocal of cetaceans. But little research has been done to ...
10/20/2017
But in her new pool, the Koktebel dolphinarium in Crimea, her only companions were dolphins. The whale adapted quickly: she started imitating the ...

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