TV News LIES

Tuesday, May 31st

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Science Talking whale learns to imitate human speech in attempt to 'reach out' to human captors

Talking whale learns to imitate human speech in attempt to 'reach out' to human captors

Talking whaleA captive white whale that made unusual mumbling sounds when he was in the presence of people may have been trying to mimic his human companions, scientists have found.

An acoustic analysis of the sounds made by a beluga whale called NOC has revealed remarkable similarities to human speech patterns, indicating that the whale was trying to “reach out” to his human captors, scientists believe.

Although there are anecdotal accounts of whales sounding like “ children shouting from a distance”, this is the first time that scientists have produced hard evidence that they are capable of trying to imitate human speech.

One of the first indications that NOC was able to sound like a human was when a diver swimming alongside him in his pen came to the surface and asked his colleagues “who told me to get out”?

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Alien Civilizations May Number In The Trillions, New Study Says

Alien civilzations may number in trillionsThe possibility that we earthlings are not truly alone in the universe has gained some added...

Artificial Intelligence system learns to run complex physics experiment

AI system learns to run physics experimentA pair of physicists in Australia have trained an artificial intelligence system to replicate the experiment...

Scientists discover new form of light

new form of lightResearchers in Ireland have discovered a new form of light. Their discovery is expected to reshape...

Deadly ISIL suicide attack hits Iraqi gas plant

ISIS hits gas plant in IraqAn ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) attack on a state-run gas plant in...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!