Wild Sanctuary on Google Earth

You’ve probably seen by now- the new addition to Google Maps that lets you search and zoom into street-level imagery at select locations throughout the world. Pretty cool. However- you might not have seen to and – a layer of soundscape icons that let users click on locations and hear recordings of the area, with field notes describing the location, date, and sources of the sounds. Wild Sanctuary has over 3,500 hours of recordings, representing almost 15,000 species. Samples in this project range from New York City streets, to the sounds of humpback whales in the depths of the Pacific. You can read more about their Google Earth Soundscapes project in , or just check out the