The Life of Animals | Narwhal | Narwhal(monodon monoceros) is the name of one of the most whales are not known to man. The name "narwhal" is derived from the Old Norse language which means "corpse whale". Narwhal is a toothed whale-consuming and includes carnivorous marine animals such as fish, shrimp, or squid The mysterious spiral narwhal horn was functioning as a giant sensor to help determine the quality of water and to "smell" other narwhal. towel narwhal whales that could reach 2.4 meters in length it has long been a puzzle the naturalist and hunter. Martin Nweeia, a researcher at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
According Nweeia, the horn seems to have a hydrodynamic sensing capabilities. Narwhal (monodon monoceros) is a type of whale, including very rare. Nweeia team discovered that the narwhal horn similar to the membrane with a surface that is very sensitive.
Each whale narwhal (monodon monoceros) also use sound to communicate with each other like dolphins or other whales. Scientists have long known that marine mammals use sound signals to communicate with each other in the water. Recent research even suggests that the whales have dialects.
However, not much research to learn the identity of sounds like a narwhal whales. The researchers believe the narwhal whales use sound to identify each other and differ from one individual to individual. It is the scientists concluded after studying the sounds of three tails narwhal in Admiralty Bay on Baffin Island, Canada. They use electronic recorders attached to the body of the giant mammals. What do narwhal whales like bottle nose dolphins that also whistling noises to communicate. So with different voices, each one can distinguish the individual in the group or other groups.