Subject: Drinking water

Al Romero (
Thu, 04 Feb 1999 07:05:56 -0600

At 08:30 PM 2/3/99 -0500, you wrote:
>Hi. im doing a whale report on humpback whales. i havea question that i am
>stumped on... "do humpback whales drink water ? " can you pleeeease help me !

Whales do not "drink" water in the sense that terrestrial mammals do. The
water they need is supplied through the food they consume.

Best wishes,

Aldemaro Romero, Ph.D.
Director and Associate Professor
Environmental Studies Program
Macalester College
1600 Grand Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105-1899
(651) 696-8157
(651) 696-6443 (fax)