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Scientific American

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Technology

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Whale Grandmas' Longevity Linked to Knowledge

March 5th, 2015

Episode 209 of 599 episodes

Whale females, like humans, live well past menopause, a trait possibly selected for because their knowledge base can help their entire clan survive. Dina Fine Maron reports

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