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mq38. Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus), aerial view. California, USA, Pacific Ocean. lz8. Blue Whale, skeleton
mq21. Blue Whale, aerial view mq64. Blue Whale, aerial view


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common
name
Blue Whale
scientific name Balaenoptera musculus
range world-wide, primarily temperate to polar seas
viewing
hotspots
California USA, Sea of Cortez Mexico
habitat open ocean, occasionally coastal and near polar ice
size to 100 feet (33m), 100+ tons
diet krill
trivia skin actually gray in color; spout to 30 feet tall; blowholes large enough for human baby to crawl down; endangered; fast swimmer
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