A female right whale swims at the surface of the water with her calf a few kilometres off the Georgia coast in this 2009 picture. Photo: Savannah Morning News via AP

Whales ‘whisper’ to keep young safe near predators

  • Using suction cups, scientists attached microphones to Atlantic right whales to study their voice patterns
  • Mother and calve pairs reduced the number of loud, long-distance calls, compared to juvenile or pregnant whales
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A female right whale swims at the surface of the water with her calf a few kilometres off the Georgia coast in this 2009 picture. Photo: Savannah Morning News via AP
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