From the Ears of Whales – Part II

Last week we discussed the general topic of Whales and their hearing, but there is another chapter to this story that combines whales, their hearing and Audiology. This week Hearing International looks at the Blue Whale, the largest living animal in the world today.  These mammals weigh up to 190 tons (380,000 pounds) and measure up to 89 feet (27 meters)…

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From the Ears of Whales – Part I

  Ahab pursued one in Moby Dick. The biblical Jonah was swallowed by one. As children we were awed by Geppetto being swallowed by one.  Nowadays, millions of people hop on a boat or gather on shore just to see one. Indeed, whales, those mammoth sea creatures that roam the ocean deep from the tip of…

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