Subject: May I ask just a couple of questions?

Martine Berube (martine@sbs.bangor.ac.uk)
Mon, 22 Mar 1999 15:14:17 GMT

Dear Stephanie,

1.Blue whales are the biggest,but what is the second largest whale? 

The fin whale. Please look at this website
http://acsonline.org/factpack/finwhl.htm, which you can find through the
WhaleNet website.


2.Which whale has a tail pattern as unique as a human fingerprint? 

The humpback whale. Again please look at this
site:http://acsonline.org/factpack/humpback.htm.

3. Which marine mammmal swims a trip to equal  to the moon and back?

Gray whales migrate over 10,000 (6,000 mi.) each way--the longest known
migration for any mammal.
Martine Berube
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