1. Female southern right whales 'whisper to offspring to avoid detection'  The Irish News
  2. Female southern right whales ‘whisper’ to offspring to avoid being heard  The Independent
  3. Baby whales and their mothers whisper to evade predators  Telegraph.co.uk
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Female southern right whales “whisper” to their offspring to avoid being overhead by their killer whale cousins, according to new research.  Whale mothers and calves hide from predators by gravitating towards cloudy water near the coast. Here, they shelter in the noisy surf, stay in close proximity and effectively whisper – calling softly less than once per dive – to avoidFemale southern right whales “whisper” to their offspring to avoid being overhead by their killer whale cousins, according to new research.  Whale mothers and calves hide from predators by

Female southern right whales ‘whisper’ to offspring to avoid being heard | The Independent

How do southern right whale mothers protect their precious calves from killer whale attacks when the predators can listen out for their conversations? It turns out that the mothers and their offspring shelter in the noisy surf, stay in close proximity and effectively whisper, calling softly less than once per dive, to avoid attracting any unwanted attention.How do southern right whale mothers protect their precious calves from killer whale attacks when the predators can listen out for their conversations? It turns out that the mothers and their offspring shelter in the noisy surf, stay in close proximity and effectively whisper, calling softly less than once per dive, to avoid attracting any unwanted attention.

Whispering southern right whale mums and calves seek refuge in surf | EurekAlert! Science News

Baby whales and their mothers whisper to each other to prevent being overheard by predators, a study has found.Baby whales and their mothers whisper to each other to prevent being overheard by predators, a study has found.

Baby whales and their mothers whisper to evade predators

Mother-calf whale pairs call to each other quietly to stay in touch while avoiding attracting the attention of predators, a study suggests.Mother-calf whale pairs call to each other quietly to stay in touch while avoiding attracting the attention of predators, a study suggests.

Southern right whale moms and calves may whisper to evade orcas | Science News

The whale mothers and calves often try to hide from predators by gravitating to cloudy water.The whale mothers and calves often try to hide from predators by gravitating to cloudy water.

Female southern right whales ‘whisper to offspring to avoid detection’