What Does a Whale See When It Looks at You?
How the sea's most intelligent creature perceives our world
Whales and humans are both mammalian, so our eyes come from a common ancestor. If you’ve ever been on a whale watch, you know what you’re looking at—but it begs the question, “What do they see when they look back at you?” Alexis Madrigal explores the answers in this story.
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