{not just noise}

If whale songs were flattery, we’d often be flattered – too loudly.

Nonetheless, if you were a whale you could hear your song as sung by another whale, because whales pick up on catchy songs and it is quite the compliment. This is a live feed from underneath Antarctic ice, where you can listen in on ice breaking, seals hitting the microphones and whales singing. The Alfred-Wegener Institute uses these sounds to study marine life populations and behaviors. It’s the blind leading the blind.

We were let in on this surfari adventure by a fantastic site for interesting sounds called Silent Listening.

If whales don’t get your boat rockin’, try this


{the spacial cadets}

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