Dr. Denise Herzing, founder of the Wild Dolphin Project in Florida, created the Cetacean Hearing and Telemetry (CHAT) in order to translate dolphin whistles. Dolphins gesture language. Image © wikimedia
Using CHAT, Herzing claims she recently heard a dolphin say “sargassum,” which is a type of seaweed. To date, the scientists have characterized 73 different dolphin whistles and hope to confirm further communication between humans and dolphins this summer.
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