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Song of male humpback whales changes every year

  1. Oct 11, 2004 #1
    I recently heard on a travel show that the song of male humpback whales changes every year, but that all the whales sing the exact same song every year....

    Any ideas on how this occurs?
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  3. Oct 12, 2004 #2
    A gavering of whales to pass on a new song and then go and sing it. That might be try. Or magnetic waves that tell each whale what to do.

    Just some ideas. :smile:

    The Bob (2004 ©)
  4. Oct 12, 2004 #3


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    The female whales vote over what's to be the wooing song this year.
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