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February 8, 2018

Killer Whale Culture Revealed By Mimicking Us

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In today's Nerdy Curio from 60-Second Science, scientists have found that orcas can imitate calls from other whales and even human speech—suggesting they can transmit cultural practices, such as unique dialects.

Aired February 3, 2018

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