Milton Ulladulla Times

Scientists discover anatomy behind baleen whale songs

By Will Dunham
Updated February 22 2024 - 8:40am, first published 8:37am
Baleen whales are very vocal, but how they produce their array of sounds had remained unclear. (AP PHOTO)
Baleen whales are very vocal, but how they produce their array of sounds had remained unclear. (AP PHOTO)

It is one of Earth's most haunting sounds - the "singing" of baleen whales like the humpback, heard over vast distances in the watery realm. Now scientists have finally figured out how these filter-feeding marine mammals do it.

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