Re: Whale questions

From: Peter M Scheifele (
Date: Wed Apr 24 2002 - 21:24:21 EDT

Hi Jonathon

Here are your answers.
> 1. What do they eat?

It depends on the species of whale but in general, baleen whales tend to
eat krill (a shrimp-like critter) and toothed whales eat fish.
> 2. Where do they live?

Again, it depends on the species but in-general all over the earth's
> 3. Which is the biggest whale?
The Blue whale is the largest animal on earth.

Good luck!

Peter M."Skip" Scheifele LCDR USN (Ret.)
NURC NA&GL Director of Bioacoustic Research;
Animal Science Department,
Animal Bioacoustics/Neuroanatomy Researcher
University of Connecticut

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