Blue whale

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Blue whale

  1. 1. Blue whale
  2. 2. Description The blue whale is a marine mammal of thesuborder of baleen whales. With a length of up to 32.9 meters long and weighs up to 172 tons ormore, is the largest animal that has ever existed
  3. 3. Country/Continent Blue whales live in the Indian Ocean and theSouth Pacific and also in the northern Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
  4. 4. colour Body long and slender blue whale can have adifferent color of blue shades of gray on the back and a little lighter on the ventral
  5. 5. sizeHaving a length of up to 32.9 meters long andweighs up to 172 tons or more, is the largest animal that has ever existed.
  6. 6. food Blue whales feed almost exclusively on krill, though they also take small numbers ofcopepods. The species of zooplankton eaten by blue whales varies from ocean on the other.
  7. 7. Interesting informationBecause of its huge size, power and speed, adult blue whales have virtually no natural predators.However, there is a documented case in National Geographic of a blue whale attacked by orcas. Although whales were not able to kill the animalduring the attack, the blue whale received seriouswounds and probably died shortly after the attack
  8. 8. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2bP5FONNxo
  9. 9. By David Martin 3B

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