Pilot Whales Trick Their Predators By Mimicking Their Voices (Cool Weird Awesome 435)

A team out of New Curtin University in Australia has found that pilot whales appear to imitate one of their predators, tricking them away from the hunt. And in equally clever but much more irritating news, a neighborhood in Ottawa, Ontario reports squirrels are stealing the LED lights out of their holiday displays.

2020-12-07T09:56:31-05:00December 7th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

How Space Might Save The Whales (Cool Weird Awesome 153)

Science has brought whales and outer space together for the first time since the fourth Star Trek movie. The British Antarctic Survey has been partnering with researchers in Chile on a way to protect whales via satellite. Plus: the story of a paraglider who manages to land smoothly and carefully on a couch.

2019-10-21T06:48:50-04:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , |
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