startling stats

From: Phil Clapham (
Date: Fri Oct 15 2004 - 18:05:29 EDT

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    Probably this would be the fact that baby blues whales are 27 feet and 4
    tons at birth, and drink probably around 100 gallons of milk a day; and
    they grow around an inch a day.

    Also, blue whales calls can be heard, in deep water, at least 1500 miles

    Phillip J. Clapham, Ph.D.
    Large Whale Biology Program
    Northeast Fisheries Science Center
    166 Water Street
    Woods Hole, MA 02543

    Tel (508) 495-2316 Fax (508) 495-2066

    > what is the most startling statistic for whales that you know of?

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