The animals can fine-tune the scope of their echolocation calls to broaden or narrow their search for prey.
A 17-million-year-old beaked whale fossil is helping researchers solve a puzzle about the likely birthplace of humanity in East Africa.
Two other tourists were injured when a surfacing whale hit a tour boat.
A team of Australian and New Zealand researchers has tracked scores of blue whales off Antarctica, as the world's largest animals began their songs.
Once too salty to harbor much marine life, bottlenose dolphins moved into the sea at the end of the last ice age, a new study finds.
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A killer whale in a Miami aquarium that has spent more than four decades in a tank will be granted the same protected status as her wild relatives.
Skulls of at least some baleen whales have acoustic properties that capture the energy of low frequencies and direct it to their ear bones.
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