Blue whale

Blue whale

Catalog Number
14806
The blue whale is the largest mammal on the planet.
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Details
Dimensions
10.79 x 3.98 x 1.93 inch (W x D x H)
Age Recommendation
3-8 years
Additional Information
The blue whale is the largest mammal on the planet. Its tongue alone weighs as much as an elephant, and when it opens its mouth, up to 90 tonnes of water can fit into it. It also has the biggest heart in the world, weighing 180 kg and making it about as large and heavy as a gorilla.

Fun Fact

When the blue whale blasts water through its blowhole, it creates a 9-m-high fountain.

Scientific facts

  • Scientific name : Balaenoptera musculus
  • Global Home : Worldwide
  • Conservation Status : Endangered
  • Primary habitat : Sea
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