The Sound Aquatic episode 4

Learning to Speak Whale

Whale clans teach and transmit culture using their own unique dialects.

Published in Hakai Magazine. Summer 2021. Producer, editor.

“Culture” is a tricky thing to define—anthropologists still don’t totally agree what comes under its umbrella. But by any measure, it’s getting clearer and clearer that humans aren’t the only ones who have it. And below the waves you’ll find some of the most famous and mysterious nonhuman cultures of all.

Click on link below to listen to all five episodes and see full show notes.

The Sound Aquatic podcast, episode 4

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