Could we speak the language of dolphins? | Denise Herzing


For 28 years, Denise Herzing has spent five months each summer living with a pod of Atlantic spotted dolphins, following three generations of family relationships and behaviors. It’s clear they are communicating with one another — but is it language? Could humans use it too? She shares a fascinating new experiment to test this idea.

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  1. Based on your research studying dolphins do you think it proves or disproves skinner ‘s theory of language?

  2. I would love to see research about communication between ELEPHANTS and SEA MAMMALS like dolphins and whales. They both use sound out of our hearing range – I wonder what would happen if we had elephants and whales in regular close proximity? What could we learn – or what would the animals learn from this? I don't know why no one has ever tried it (that I know of)?

  3. Do dolphins ever kill eachother? It seems like when they fight its like a debate or argument.. lol they don't even seem to bite eachother.

    Are they like one of the only species that is not aggressive towards one another?

  4. Machine learning will be the thing that cracks inter species communication between animals with any form of dialect

  5. …how about we behave with this same enthusiasm with all members of the animal kingdom instead of picking and choosing which to consume and harvest from. Our whole lifestyle would be a lot more rewarding if we respect Nature as a WHOLE and as ONE part of us. Yet we let still have this ignorant belief that we need to consume other animals to survive. This is what our true role on earth is learning and creating bridges with ALL members of the animal kingdom. Love is the result and for now we are below such a high vibrational state of consciousness. Hopefully after 2020 people will realize the importance of not eating FLESH of any kind. Love and Peace World!

  6. Google "Margaret Howe Lovatt x NASA."

    Does she love them as much as PETER loved Margaret?!👀🤣

    Drunk History and "research" video of how Margaret "relieved" Peter herself, rather than keep carrying him to the women in another tank.

  7. Seven years later, have they learned anything yet? Show me the breakthroughs, what do dolphins and whales have to say about the crap we've filled the oceans with?

  8. We learn what bats say:

  9. I see all these comments about how great it is that you're making an effort to communicate with another species…

    Then I remember how much difficulty you have with just your own sub-species' (that's plural)…

    You can't even figure out differences in eye contact rules, social engagement, or thought processing with those you can communicate with directly… I have to be honest, I don't see much hope here.

  10. Imagine what it you be like to really understand the other inteligent being on the planet.

    Black Mirror : Say no More

  11. This is honestly incredible. It just makes me think of all the effort we put into space exploration in an attempt to find "other intelligent life" out there when we dont even realize that we ALREADY HAVE IT RIGHT HERE ON EARTH !!

  12. We humans are lonely creatures , good thing we are not the only self aware beings we may be able to talk to dolphins , a second intelligent life form. Damn this is cool.

  13. 4:47 Yo Greg too far, sick rap battle tho. But very interesting how dolphins can just naturally communicate with different species

  14. Parents teaching kids about animals:
    Cat goes meow
    Dog goes woof
    Dolphin goes..$@)€}*•


  15. And they were just documented using a pufferfish to get themselves high, which to me seems like a sign of intelligence

  16. Researchers can already give dolphins instructions, so why not have Dolphin A relay an instruction to Dolphin B and see how they say it? Their communication should contain the instruction in dolphinese. If necessary, do it in the dark or behind a curtain so that they have to use audio/echo exclusively.

  17. Whale and dolphins are highly intelligent mammals in their own right through their families in the wild for the animals and the other species of the species

  18. It amazes me that these divers can communicate with dolphins better than humans can communicate with each other…


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