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
A captive beluga whale has done something amazing: she has seemingly "learned" another language and adopted it over her own. The whale, then ...
The whale, then four years old, started making whistling sounds unique to dolphins and dropping her own beluga vocalisations after being housed ...
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 ...
According to Discovery Magazine, one beluga even started “speaking dolphin” after she moved into a tank with no other animals but bottlenose ...
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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