Whale - Blue Whale

Whale  -  Blue Whale
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Mammal
Order
  Whale
Species
  Blue Whale
Status
  Endangered
Added by
  JindoJeff - cheetah
Date Updated
  Mon Nov 23 08:06:20 2015
Image Credit
  wiki/File:Blue_Whale_001_noaa_body_color.jpg
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Whale - Blue Whale Facts & Trivia for kids

  • The Blue Whale is the largest animal that ever existed.
  • The tongue of the Blue Whale is as large as an elephant.
  • The siren sound the Blue Whale makes is louder than a jet engine.
  • A blue whales bellow can be heard at up to 1,000 miles away.
  • Blue Whales have no teeth. Instead they have baleen, a flexible filter-like structure.
  • The heart of a Blue Whale can weigh about 2,000 pounds.
  • A baby Blue Whale weighs about as much as a full grown elephant.
  • Blue Whales are larger than the largest dinosaur.
  • An average adult Blue Whale is about 89 feet long, the largest ever measured was 110 feet long.
  • Blue Whales feed in cold waters,then move to warmer waters to have their calves.
  • An average Blue Whale weighs 200,000 to 300,000 pounds, but they can reach 420,000 pounds in weight.
  • The largest concentration of Blue Whales can be found in the seas around Antarctica.

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