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Hearing Tested In Bristol Bay Beluga Whale Population
2014-05-15 03:52:01

The ocean is an increasingly industrialized space. Shipping, fishing, and recreational vessels, oil and gas exploration and other human activities all increase noise levels in the ocean and make it more difficult for marine mammals to hear and potentially diminish their range of hearing.

Whales Hear Us More Than We Realize
2014-05-02 03:56:58

Killer whales and other marine mammals likely hear sonar signals more than we've known.

Obesity Linked To Hearing Loss Kids
2013-06-18 08:29:05

A new study led by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center shows obese adolescents are more likely to have hearing loss problems than their normal-weight peers.

Philippine Tarsier Has Bat-Like Pitch
2012-02-08 10:19:09

One of the world’s smallest primates, the Philippine Tarsier (Tarsius syrichta), has the world’s highest pitched vocalization of any primate ever documented, according to a study published Wednesday.

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2009-05-11 08:14:11

UCLA scientists report for the first time on the only known frog species that can communicate using purely ultrasonic calls, whose frequencies are too high to be heard by humans.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.