Topic: Wonders of the World
TODAY`S WONDER IS : BLUE WHALE
Scientific name: Balaenoptera musculus
SOME DETAILS ABOUT WHALE
The blue whale is a marine animal. Its maximum length can reach 29.9 meters. And its weight is about 100 to 200 tons. It is believed that it is the largest whale ever created in the world. is a bigger animal than
You can estimate its size by the fact that its heart alone is 438 pounds and its arteries are so large that a human could swim through it. Their average life expectancy is 73 years.
Despite such a large size, their food is only small marine animals. And their speed is 7.4 km per hour.
And they live very deep, more than about 300 meters, and they also make very big dives. The highest dive ever recorded is 510 meters.
You can estimate its size from the fact that it consumes 1.9 million kilojoules of energy in just one bite. That is, it consumes more than a ton of food per day.
Blue whales become adults at the age of 10 years. Female blue whales give birth every 2 to 3 years. Their incubation period is 10 to 11 months. At birth, the baby is 7 meters long and weighs 2 to 3 It is up to tons. Now you have an idea of how big the blow whale is.
INTERESTING THING ABOUT THEIR BABIES
Another interesting thing is her milk feeding. She feeds her baby 220 kg of milk in one day. Their milk contains 12 times more fat than cow’s milk.
With so much interest, this creature also faces many threats, such as collisions with ships, noise pollution, oil pollution, plastics, and a few other threats.