Killer whales learn to speak dolphin; humanity doomed

October 9, 2014 1:39 PM

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Whales show the ability to learn both the speech patterns of dolphin counterparts and altogether new sounds

Imitation, generally speaking, is a human trait – whereas most animals are born making the sounds they make, humans learn to communicate with one another. While there are some pseudo-exceptions (cats learn to mimic the frequency of crying babies to receive attention), a study in the Journal of the A...

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