Can’t get you outta my head, Minkie Minogue

Written by Grant Mills on . Posted in Nature, Science

Everyone’s had a song stuck in their head at one time or another, well it seems that whales do to, says a study from the University of Queensland.

Each year male mating songs change, akin to a new summer chart topper ever year. These songs, the study has shown, can be transmitted across whale populations and across whole oceans, just like a Kylie Minogue single.

As as fashionable as the male whale population is, they also do manage to incorporate a few golden oldies as well.

Head over to the Discover Blogs site for a full report, including, musing on whether whales have a sense of beautiful, are trendy creatures and if Michael Jackson has been reincarnated as a whale…

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