TIL there is an individual whale of an unidentified species that calls at the highly unusual frequency of 52 Hertz (the highest normal average is 39 Hz), compelling scientists to call this the "world's loneliest whale"
Poet Kimiko Hahn first read about The 52 Hertz Whale in the New York Times. She was inspired to create and wrote the captivating poem, "Ode to 52 Hz," Check it out: While monitoring enemy subs in the Pacific, hydrophones classified a distinct / basso profundo frequency / calling with a metronome’s regularity / as belonging to a whale, species unknown. Read the rest at the bottom of this page: http://frequencyprovidence.com/about/
LonelyWhale campaign takes over Time Square - Join Adrian Grenier, Josh Zeman & world renowned scientists to find the elusive '52 Hertz' whale and fight Ocean Noise Pollution - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lonelywhale/help-us-find-lonely-whale
The Search for the Loneliest Whale is a cinematic quest to find the Hertz Whale,” which scientists believe has spent its entire life in solitude, calling out at a frequency that is different.
Finding 52 (2016)
Directed by Joshua Zeman. 52: The Search for the Loneliest Whale in the World is a feature length documentary that will take audiences on a journey to find the forgotten "52 Hertz Whale." Calling out at 52 Hz, a frequency unrecognized by other whales, this mysterious creature is believed to have lived its life in complete solitude, its calls forever unanswered by its own kind. In our ever-present fascination with these ...