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Blue Whale inhabits polar and subtropical waters. It has a smooth skin type. The diet is carnivore. The average weight of the blue whale is 100tonnes - 160tonnes (220,000lbs - 352,000lbs). Blue Whale (balsenoptera musculus) usually has a size 25m - 30m (82.5ft - 100ft). The maximum speed it can reach is 20kph (13mph). The life span is 30 - 45 years.

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Facts about blue whales
NameBlue Whale
Size (L)25m - 30m (82.5ft - 100ft)
Weight100tonnes - 160tonnes (220,000lbs - 352,000lbs)
Common NameBlue whale
Average Litter Size1
Life Span30 - 45 years
KingdomAnimalia
PredatorsHumans, killer whale pods
OrderCetacea
Skin TypeSmooth
HabitatPolar and subtropical waters
Top Speed20kph (13mph)
PreyKrill, crustaceans, small fish
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
GenusBalaenoptera
Conservation StatusEndangered
DietCarnivore
FamilyBalaenopteridae
Scientific NameBalsenoptera musculus
LifestyleDiurnal
GroupMammal
ColourGrey, blue, white, black
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Description Pictures of blue whales. Blue Whale Wallpapers Pictures Photos Images
Width 2432 pixels
Heigh 1440 pixels
File type JPG
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