Dancing Dolphin Journal

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Bigger is Better In Whale Songs


Here's an interesting article titled, "The Secret Language of Whales Revealed." Click here to read the whole article on Live Science.

Quoting from this article:

"The noises play a similarly important role during mating season when males sing long, low-pitched songs to indicate their reproductive fitness to females. Females select mates based on size and estimate that by evaluating males' songs: Larger males can take in more air and hold notes longer."

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Posted by Kuanyin Moi at Wednesday, March 28, 2007 0 Comments

Friday, March 09, 2007

More Disturbing Ocean News


I feel badly that most of the ocean news I post here is dire and catastrophic, but that's simply what is being reported in the news. Hopefully, I will find something positive to report soon, but today, the news is we're overfishing our oceans. Our oceans are in trouble!

Read the latest report, "Ocean Fisheries Maxed Out", here.

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Posted by Kuanyin Moi at Friday, March 09, 2007 1 Comments