PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World It turns out turtles have something to say Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/395820/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Experts used to believe that turtles were entirely mute and deaf. But that turns out to be false, according to researchers in Brazil who say they have recorded turtle vocalizations for the first time.