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The Loneliest Whale


Whales are highly social and usually travel in groups. So when scientists discovered a whale that seems to swim alone, they were surprised. The whale calls out regularly. And, to our knowledge, no other whales respond. Some people have taken to calling him “the loneliest creature on earth.” Scientists call him “52 Hertz.” Lilly Sullivan produced this piece as part of the Transom Story Workshop.

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