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18 February 2020
The relatively squat and gangly humpback whale moves more efficiently through the water than its sleeker, larger cousin, the blue whale, according to new research that used devices attached to the animals to collect information about these large creatures.
14 December 2017
Data collectors are cruising around oceans worldwide, following blooms of productivity and accumulating decades of information—all from earwax. New research shows whale earplugs provide records of the animals’ movements and diets over the course of their long lives.