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The Story of the Lonely Whale Will Break Your Heart

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from TreeHugger

World's Loneliest Whale Sings At The Wrong Frequency

In 2004, The New York Times wrote an article about the loneliest whale in the world. Scientists have been tracking her since 1992 and they know the problem: Her voice is unlike any other baleen whale. While the rest of her kind communicate between 12 and 25hz, she sings at 52hz. No other whales can hear her. “A cryptozoologist has suggested that the 52-Hertz whale could even be a hybrid between two different species of whale, or the last survivor of an unidentified species. She is alone.

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from Dot Earth Blog

Filmmakers Set Sights on '52', the World's Loneliest Whale

Filmmakers Set Sights on '52', the World's Loneliest Whale - NYTimes.com

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from Mental Floss

A Lonely Whale’s Unrequited Love Song

Somewhere deep within the waters of the North Pacific, a whale wanders alone. No one has ever seen him, but they’ve certainly heard him: this mystery whale’s song has haunted marine researchers since oceanographer Bill Watkins first heard his strange voice calling in 1989. The whale’s call was pitched higher than other whales’—52 hertz, to be exact, and so that’s what they named the mysterious creature.

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