Subject: Whale diets

Peter Scheifele (scheifel@uconnvm.uconn.edu)
Mon, 24 Mar 1997 22:47:47 -0500

Whales eat many different types of food depending upon what species you are
speaking of.  Tothed whales eat everything from bottom creatures to fish.
Sperm whales eat giant squid, Orcas eat whales, penguins, seals and baleen
whales eat just about everything except whales, seals and penguins!







At 08:18 AM 3/25/97 +0000, you wrote:
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>>What do whales eat?  I am a second grade student in Peoria, AZ.
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