Growing up to 30 m long and 180 tons, the blue whale is the largest animal in the world. In addition to its impressive size, its calls can be heard thousands of kilometres away and far below the ocean’s surface. However, very little is known about these calls and how man-made noises can interfere with them – and what the implications really are.
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They howl, thump, bang, chirp and rumble. The sound and vibration repertoire of these animals would indeed make an interesting symphony.
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