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