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|By Bob Freeman|
Special to American Forces Press Service
| WASHINGTON, April 27, 2009 – A Navy-sponsored study on the behavioral response of toothed whales to various sounds in the ocean has provided fresh insights into these little-understood mammals.|
Of particular interest to the Navy is the whales’ reaction to the sound of mid-frequency active sonar, an issue that has stirred some controversy and resulted in five lawsuits against Navy training practices.