Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Interesting Facts about Blue Whale

Here are some interesting facts about Blue Whale.
  • A blue whale can grow upto 110 meet.  This is equivalent to two city buses and longer than a basket ball court.
  • Blue whales can weigh upto 200 tonnes. This weight is equivalent to about 15 school buses.
  • The size of the heart of blue whale weights around 800 Kg.  The size of the heart of blue whale is equal to the size of a mini cooper.   
  • The heartbeat of a blue whale can be heard from a distance of 2 miles away and a human can easily crawl through its major arteries.
  • The tongue of a blue whale weighs as much as an elephant.  Nearly 100 people can fit in a blue whale's mouth.
  • A blue whale can produce sound louder than a jet engine and can communicate other whales upto 1000 miles away.
  • The spray from a blue whale's blowhole is almost as tall as a three-story building  ( 30 feet).
  • The blue whale can live upto 80 or 90 years.

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