Sperm whales form clans with distinct cultures and dialects

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Quartz

July 2, 2016

The evolution of language helped humans develop culture and cooperation with others who helped us survive. We aren’t alone. Sperm whales form clans with distinct dialects and cultures in the Pacific and the Atlantic, and a new study introduces another clan in the Caribbean Sea.

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