A group of humpback whales swimming in the ocean.

Dr. Valeria Vergara is teaching a course on whale and dolphin culture

Until recently, “culture” was considered uniquely human, based on a philosophical position that humans fundamentally differ from animals. But evidence of culture is emerging in many species, and whales and dolphins provide compelling examples, with their large brains, long lives, strong sociality and sophisticated communication systems. We will examine how and why whales, dolphins and other social…



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