Yes! These whales sing!

Do Pacific right whales sing? No one has been sure. Until now.

Scientists recorded sounds in the ocean near Alaska. They found the whale that made the sounds. It was a right whale.

What was his song? It was like gunshots!

 

READ MORE: God’s world is so big and wonderful that we are always learning new things about it. Scientists know that humpback, bowhead, and other whales make songs. These are sounds that are repeated in a pattern. Scientists in Alaska were excited to know that the sounds they recorded were right whale songs. These whales also make moans and warbles. Psalm 148 commands God’s creation to praise Him, even whales. “Praise the Lord from the Earth, you great sea creatures and all deeps!”