22 April 2014 Last updated at 20:01 ET
Mystery of ‘ocean quack sound’ solved
By Rebecca Morelle
The mystery of a bizarre quacking sound heard in the ocean has finally been solved, scientists report.
The noise - nicknamed “the bio-duck” - appears in the winter and spring in the Southern Ocean. However, its source has baffled researchers for decades.

Now acoustic recorders have revealed that the sound is in fact the underwater chatter of the Antarctic minke whale. (Full article)

Mystery of ‘ocean quack sound’ solved

The mystery of a bizarre quacking sound heard in the ocean has finally been solved, scientists report.

The noise - nicknamed “the bio-duck” - appears in the winter and spring in the Southern Ocean. However, its source has baffled researchers for decades.

Now acoustic recorders have revealed that the sound is in fact the underwater chatter of the Antarctic minke whale. (Full article)

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This taxidermy was found inside a late 19th-century French mansion which has been sealed up for more than 100 years. Via National Geographic.

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