Study: Dolphins Call Each Other By Name

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•30 Jul 24, 2013

According to a new study, dolphins call and respond to one another using distinctive, personalized whistles, suggesting the marine mammals use and recognize individual names for each member of their social group. What do you think?

  • “Can’t dolphins just let us have this one thing?”

    Colleen Stoltz –
    Unemployed

  • “When they can’t remember some dolphin’s name, is there a whistle so they can call him Chief?”

    Steven Jolly –
    Adjustment Clerk

  • “Gary Larson was right!”

    Drew Goline –
    Golf Club Weigher