Dolphins call to one another by name

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11 Responses to “Dolphins call to one another by name”

  1. theophrastvs says:

    so all they have to do is record that, play it back and then they’ll have “whaaat??”

    • Mordicai says:

      There was a guy who DID that, right?  He basically dragged a waterproof soundboard with him SCUBA diving & would record, remix, & playback what the dolphins were “saying” to him.

  2. I think they’re reaching a little bit with that analysis.

  3. wysinwyg says:

    I think they’re really playing the glass bead game.

  4. Brainspore says:

    “I’ve told those assholes a hundred times that my name is click-click-whistle-click-shriek-pop-whistle-click, but for some reason they still insist on calling me ‘Flipper.’”

  5. bcsizemo says:

    Anyone made any progress on those whale songs yet?  I mean time is running out people.

  6. Jenn Chlebus says:

     I don’t know about dolphins, but if I say someone’s name when they aren’t around, I am talking ABOUT them. So I think a simpler conclusion would be, “Cetaceans gots Gossip.”

  7. Joel Emmett says:

    Hmm, my research was suggesting they were saying something like, “So long, and thanks for all the fish.”

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