Whales are the jazz singers of the open sea: Eerie and haunting sounds produces melodious and varied songs common to the humpback population



Their eerie and haunting sounds have often been described as songs. 
And that may be because whales have a lot in common with jazz musicians, scientists say.
A three-year study has discovered that bowhead whales, found in the Arctic Ocean, have a repertoire of 184 songs. 
The mammals sing in a freeform way that involves improvising around one of the tunes.
Bowhead ‘music’ contrasts with that of the other whale known for its singing, the humpback, which produces melodious and less varied songs common to each male population.
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4 April 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 52
Source: Daily Mail
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