Everyone remember this great man right? Yeah, he is Elvis Presley! The superstar singer in the past. Everyone attracted by his songs and his voice. Why we like elvis, because we were affected by him through his songs. This is a kind of different way to communicate with others. Human have many different way to communicate, so do animals! Whales used to be think as the Elvis in the animals, cause whales can sing beautiful songs, this is called whale songs.
Whale sounds are the sounds made by whales and which are used for different kinds of communication. Mostly, the whales use the beautiful sounds for the sexual selection. Still have some whales use the sounds to detect the size and nature of objects by using echolocation. And the whale doesn't have a good sense of smell like sharks, it also has the poor visibility, so they can only use the sound to detect what is around them. For the whale, the "whale song" is not only for communication, but also will help them to live and survive in the water. But you may ask, is it a kind of language? Since it can be a way to do the sexual selection. With the research, I found out the results shows that the whale song still constitutes an indication of the existence of grammar within the songs, which means it can be think as a language since it has some of the factor of the language. But it is still a indeterminate problems waiting for us to tell.