Photo: Fred Benko – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Central Library. (via Wikimedia Commons)
(PhysOrg.com) — Blue whales, the largest animals on earth, are singing with deeper voices every year, but scientists are unsure of the reason.
Ah hah! There is something in the water, the sea water, I mean.
I know why: as Hollywood goes for more and more androgenous leading male stars – and the rock banders almost as confused about their sexuality as penguins, the whales have decided they will go out with a burst of macho oratory.