Great Blue Whales... mom and baby

KINGS OF OCEANS Blue whales are up to 100 feet long. Their tongues alone can weigh as much as an elephant. Their hearts, as much as an automobile.

A researcher has found that historical estimates of some of the largest ocean creatures are not correct.

New Size Estimates for Large Ocean Animals (Infographic)

A researcher has found that historical estimates of some of the largest ocean creatures are not correct. - Credit: By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist

Draw a Life-Sized Whale & More Under the Sea Activities by kcadventures: Get out the measuring tape and some chalk. Kids will be amazed at the size of their favorite whale. This is a great way to help kids understand scale. #Kids #Whales

How Big is a Blue Whale? Outdoor Science Activity

animal week Draw a Life-Sized Whale & More Under the Sea Activities at KC Edventures. Get out the measuring tape and some chalk. Kids will be amazed at the size of their favorite whale. This is a great way to help kids understand scale.

Ocean Giants: Whales range in size from the blue whale, the largest animal known to have ever lived on the planet to various pygmy species, such as the pygmy sperm whale that reaches a length of around 10 feet. Whales may all be part of the same order, but shapes and sizes vary tremendously depending on species

Ocean Giants

Ocean Giants: Whales range in size from the blue whale, the largest animal known to have ever lived on the planet to various pygmy species.

Two blue whales, a mother and her calf, swim through the open ocean in this aerial photograph.  The calf is blowing (spouting, exhaling) with a powerful column of spray.  The blue whale is the largest animal ever to live on Earth. San Diego, California, USA, Balaenoptera musculus, natural history stock photograph, photo id 02304

Two blue whales, a mother and her calf, swim through the open ocean in this aerial photograph. The calf is blowing (spouting, exhaling) with a powerful column of spray.

is a Shark a mammal or fish? That is the question that is perhaps most commonly asked when talking about sharks. Since sharks give birth to pups, and a few species lay eggs, the common consensus is that sharks are mammals.  Across the board, though, 70% of all sharks give birth, while the remaining 30% lay eggs. Sharks are actually fish, which is sure to be a surprise to many.

Types of Sharks: a Mammal or Fish? About Facts and Other Interesting Questions

Inspiration | A Beautiful Blue Whale

The Whale. Would be a cool art project. Looking at things from a different perspective. -Emphasis because your eye goes directly to the huge whale so close to the small boat.

Life-size model of a blue whale heart. A blue whale heart is the size of a Volkswagen Beetle and pumps 10 tons of blood through the massive blue whale body. A blue whale aorta (the main blood vessel) alone is large enough for a human to crawl through.

Speaking of things that are huge, a Blue Whale's heart is so big, a small child can swim through the veins! Please respect the whales and keep them safe!

I went looking for him, and I found him :) On August 16th, 2013 I saw a blue whale- Gaspe Peninsula.

The Blue whale, an astonishing animal which makes the most soothing sound known ,its one of them animals you've got to love .Despite the hulking size the blue whale is a remarkably gentle animal .

human vs humpback whale size comparison

40 Perfectly Timed Photos. If Those Surfer Girls Only Knew What Was Coming LOL

Ever See a Blue Whale Life-Sized on Your Computer? Now You Can : TreeHugger

Ever See a Blue Whale Life-Sized on Your Computer? Now You Can

How big is a blue whale? Draw a life size whale and see!  Great outdoor STEM activity -- science & math -- with some fun books about whales!

How Big is a Blue Whale? Outdoor Science Activity

How big is a blue whale? Draw a life size whale and see! Great outdoor STEM activity -- science & math -- with some fun books about whales!

Blue Whale Size Comparison Chart | ... whales and dolphins with humans, from largest to smallest: blue whale

A graphic illustration comparing the size of whales and dolphins with humans, from largest to smallest: blue whale, sperm whale

The Three Whales are part of the Whale Collection. It's a collection of The best of the best, the crème de la crème. Two humpbacks and one killer whale. It's an illustration of tranquility and living in symbiosis. A picture of pacific calmness. The Three Whales is a hand painted watercolor which has been printed on fine art paper, multi natural 270g, that has a gorgeous off white tone. This print is exclusively available in the sizes A3 and 50x70cm. All prints are locall...

The Three Whales are part of the Whale Collection. It's a collection of The best of the best, the crème de la crème. Two humpbacks and one killer whale. It's an illustration of tranquility and living in symbiosis. A picture of pacific calmness.

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