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    The Loneliest Whale in the World.

    In 2004, The New York Times wrote an article about the loneliest whale in the world. Scientists have been tracking her since 1992 and they discovered the problem:
    She isn’t like any other baleen whale. Unlike all other whales, she doesn’t have friends. She doesn’t have a family. She doesn’t belong to any tribe, pack or gang. She doesn’t have a lover. She never had one. Her songs come in groups of two to six calls, lasting for five to six seconds each. But her voice is unlike any other baleen whale. It is unique—while the rest of her kind communicate between 12 and 25hz, she sings at 52hz. You see, that’s precisely the problem. No other whales can hear her. Every one of her desperate calls to communicate remains unanswered. Each cry ignored. And, with every lonely song, she becomes sadder and more frustrated, her notes going deeper in despair as the years go by.


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    Well that's just sad.
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    Why'd ya go and post that. Now I'm gonna cry about the lonely whale. There can be a tsunami and a earthquake killing 300,000 people....and I'm gonna cry about a lonely whale.
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    Can't they just drive/herd some buddies and a beau to her??
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chalet View Post
    Why'd ya go and post that. Now I'm gonna cry about the lonely whale. There can be a tsunami and a earthquake killing 300,000 people....and I'm gonna cry about a lonely whale.
    Sorry. I can't stop thinking about her.

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    I hate hearing about this whale. She kills me.
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    Can't the researchers communicate with her somehow, to let her know she's not alone? She can be everyones' pet whale! That way, she won't be lonely!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluebonnet View Post
    Can't the researchers communicate with her somehow, to let her know she's not alone? She can be everyones' pet whale! That way, she won't be lonely!
    How? Send her a letter? Post a comment to her facebook account? Call on her cellphone? How would you do this?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chalet View Post
    Why'd ya go and post that. Now I'm gonna cry about the lonely whale.
    me too! i've been ignoring this thread because i knew i'd be sad and i went and opened it anyway.
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    Yep, me too. Damn.
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    Poor whale. We need to form a whale support group. I am hazy as to how that would help her, but it might make us feel better.
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    Sad

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    Oh that is so damn sad. Poor thing.
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    Hell, maybe she just doesn't want to talk to the other ones. Maybe she's a rebel whale.
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    For fucks sake my black heart!
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