Senses

Whale Senses – Sight

Like just about every land and sea animal on the planet, cetaceans (of which whales are members) have eyes and a degree of eyesight. Some animals rely heavily on this faculty...

Whale Senses – Smell

For a long time, cetaceans have been thought to have either an extremely limited sense of smell or none at all. This is largely because the olfactory bulb (a sensory centre...

Whale Senses – Taste

The sense of taste is, in general, not as important to all animals as it is to human beings. We delight in a range of flavours, even craving sweet, sour or...

Whale Senses – Touch

Whales and other cetaceans live in a world completely different to ours. Theirs is a cold, watery, silent place that they share with millions upon millions of other species. To inhabit...
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