"He was very easygoing. He wanted people’s attention. He wanted you to stay around and interact with him and rub him. He didn’t try to bullshit you like some of the dolphins did."
-- Michelle Jeffries, one of NOC's trainers
NOC (pronounced "No-See") was a beluga whale who is known for being the first beluga to have its human vocalizations recorded.
Beluga whales are capable of "human-like" vocalizations. While they don't sound like…