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Whales use the sonic equivalent of a flashlight to focus in on prey

A new study reveals that whales, dolphins and porpoises use narrow beams of high intensity sound to echolocate prey.

15 November 2018Research

Migration patterns changed among threatened whale population

Historical climate change has changed migration patterns of endangered whales.

3 May 2018Research

Killer whale can mimic human speech

“Wikie” can repeat the words “hello” and “bye bye”.

31 January 2018Research

Navy efforts to protect whales have limited effect

Whales remain at risk from sonar sounds

16 November 2017Research

Song cultures of whales give rare insight into evolutionary learning

‘Animal culture’ reshapes ideas about evolution

25 July 2017Research

New book reveals the fascinating life of whales

Insights into the sea mammals published by Natural History Museum

21 July 2017Research

New study: 1.5 million whales, dolphins and porpoises in European Atlantic

“Stable trend” in numbers found over 22 year study

2 May 2017Research

Slow path to recovery for New Zealand ‘Right Whales’

Research suggests it will take at least 60 years before whale population is restored.

16 March 2016Research

Baby whales learn vital traditions from mothers

Endangered whales pass on migrations tips

9 November 2015Research

Night at the University offers insight into research

Activities for all from stand-up to experiments  

16 September 2015Local community