Title

Capturing the songs of humpback whales

RIS ID

85498

Publication Details

Russell, D. ([2013], 2014). Capturing the songs of humpback whales. In M. J. Boyde (Eds.), Captured: The Animal Within Culture (pp. 108-130). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Additional Publication Information

ISBN: 9781137330499

Abstract

25oO'S, 153oO'E, Hervey Bay, Australia, a long way out to sea, a distant soft moan triggers an unexpected response. Several humans fall to their knees and place their ears on the empty hull shells of the aluminium boat. We smile, cry and call out in wonder. We hear a whale singing.

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Link to publisher version (DOI)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137330505