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Secrets of the Whales
The hidden world of whale culture
From singing competitions to food preferences, scientists are learning whales have cultural differences once thought to be unique to humans.

A breathtaking new book from Brian Skerry

An arresting collection of photographs that illuminate the culture and wisdom of whales, one of the world's largest mammals.

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Overheard at National Geographic: The Secret Culture of Killer Whales

Scientists are discovering that killer whales, among the most social and intelligent of marine animals, have unique family structures and behaviors, passed from one generation to the next. National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry traveled the globe to document killer whale pods—where he found that diving with these special creatures can lead to strange and wonderful situations.

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Original Series on Disney+

From Academy Award-winning filmmaker and conservationist James Cameron, Secrets of the Whales plunges viewers deep into the epicenter of whale culture to experience the extraordinary communication skills and intricate social structures of five different whale species. Original series streaming now on Disney +.

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New science is showing that whales share an amazing ability to learn and adapt. Join us on our journey as we looked at culture in whales and their complex societies.

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