The story of one whale who tried to bridge the linguistic divide between animals and humans: While captive in a Navy program, a beluga whale named Noc began to mimic human speech. What was behind his attempt to talk to us?

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Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalSmithsonian
Issue numberJUN 2014
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

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