Blue whales weigh approximately 200 tons and can grow to a length of between 82 and 105 feet. They are the largest mammals to have ever lived on earth. More »

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Whales are mammals that have an incredibly size range, yet all whales fall between 13 feet long and 90 feet long. The blue whale, the largest known whale or mammal, ranges from around 70 feet to 90 feet. Most other well-... More »

Numerous factors have combined to reduce the number of blue whales in the world, but the whaling industry was the most important single cause of the whales’ decline. Whaling was big business in the early 20th century, an... More »

Blue whales are oceanic animals and have been seen in every ocean. In the Northern Hemisphere, distinct populations exist near Iceland, California and in the region between Newfoundland and Greenland. In the Southern Hem... More »

Blue whales have a worldwide distribution and can be found in all the world's oceans. They travel extensively, feeding heavily in cool waters and migrating to warm waters to breed and give birth. More »

Humpback whales range between 48 and 62.5 feet in length and can weigh up to 40 tons. As baleen whales, humpbacks' consume krill, plankton and small fish. The complex vocalizations of humpbacks are called songs and can l... More »

www.reference.com Pets & Animals Mammals Marine Mammals

Numerous factors have combined to reduce the number of blue whales in the world, but the whaling industry was the most important single cause of the whales’ decline. Whaling was big business in the early 20th century, an... More »