13 Fun facts you didn't know about whales

13 Fun Facts You Didn't Know About Whales

 

1. Their lungs are the size of a small car

2. They exhale at 300km per hour 

3. Their tail is like a humans finger print none are the same 

4. Pectoral fins are massive and grow up to 5 metres which is about a third of their body length 

5. Their songs can be heard up to 30 kilometres 

6. Unique to baleen whales they have 2 blow holes 

7. They eat up to 907 kilograms of krill every day 

8. Their heart is between 1.2-1.5m long

9. A whales brain is approximately 5kg

10. They have the same body temperature as ours 37 degrees C

11. Female whales are larger than male whales

12. Baby whales (calves) drink up to 500 litres per day 

13. A calve doubles their length in just one year 

 

Want to learn more cool facts about whales! Check out the Whale Tale below! 

 

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