Re: Life Span

From: Pita Admininstrator (pita@whale.wheelock.edu)
Date: Wed Feb 09 2005 - 16:51:50 EST

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    Hello,

    It is believed that the larger whales' life spans are about the same as
    humans. Recently though a Bowhead whale was discovered that might have
    been over 100 years old if the evidence was correct.

    Mike Williamson

    On Wed, 9 Feb 2005, Marybeth Sattler wrote:

    > What is the average lifespan of a blue whale?
    > ~Marybeth
    >

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