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                                 ECHOLOCATION- A CETACEAN’S NECESSITY

 CQ Echolocation page 1

Dolphins, porpoises, and whales use biosonar to locate or check out their environment for the same reasons submarines use sonar! It’s like being in a pitch-dark room with one small flashlight. The light shines here and there focusing on only what it sees- biosonar does the same for these awesome underwater mammals!

CQ Echolocation page 2 Check out the article to read how it works and where the echolocation comes from inside the animal. You will never look at a dolphin, porpoise, or whale again without marveling at it!