blue whale

facts

1.An Adult blue whale can eat up to 40 million krill per day.

2. The Blue Whale is the largest creature ever to have lived on earth.

3. The blue whale has many adaptations for it to survive in the sea. The blue whale not only has blubber for warmth, and a streamline for swimming, but it is a mammal that lives in the water. The blue whale has an adaptation that does not allow it to sleep. If they slept, they would drown. So, they take short naps. The blue whale, Being mammals, they have also formed mammary glands to feed their young with. Being mammals allows the blue whale to have extended parental care for their young. Being so big, the whale has an extremely large fluke, which allows it to propel itself through the water at a decent speed, which can be about 30 miles per hour to escape dangerous situations.

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