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Just as we can tell our friends apart by the sounds of their voices and the way they pronounce their words, different sperm whales make the same pattern of clicks, but with different accents.
Scientists are now saying that marine mammals are not only smarter than previously thought, but many also share several attributes once claimed to be exclusively human.
A group of conservationists and other experts said Sunday that whales and dolphins should get â€œhuman rightsâ€ to life and liberty because of growing evidence that they are highly intelligent beings.
A new study suggests that sperm whales may team up and work cooperatively to hunt down and corral their food.
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