A killer whale gives a raspberry and says ‘hello’

Mimicry of human sounds supports the idea that imitation matters in the cetaceans’ own dialects

two killer whales

SAY WHAT?  Killer whales can (sort of) imitate human words and other very unwhalelike sounds, says a tough test of mimicry.

Maarten Visser/Wikicommons (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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