What do blue whales look like?
The body of a whale is about 98 feet long in the southern hemisphere. In the northern hemisphere they are 89 feet long. Adult blue whales weigh about 360,000 pounds. That is equal to about 23 adult elephants. Female blue whales are larger than male blue whales.
Did you know?
Blue whales are the largest animals to live on earth? The largest blue whale recorded was 110 feet and weighed about 200 tons! The color of a blue whale is blue-gray color. The variation in color patterns between whales helps identify individuals. The underside of the whales flippers may be white. The underside of the fluke is dark. This is the underside of a blue whale...