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What sounds do turtles make?

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A green turtle swims in waters of Ribbon Reef No 10 near Cairns, Australia. (Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority via AP)
A green turtle swims in waters of Ribbon Reef No 10 near Cairns, Australia. (Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority via AP)

Some animals like birds and frogs are famous for the sounds they make. But have you ever heard a turtle? Most turtles were thought to not make sounds at all — until researchers went deep.

NPR's Laurel Wamsley reports.

This segment aired on November 4, 2022.

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