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Animal Kingdom: Fact #1

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I write “Fact #1” because this subject could potentially be an ongoing post.  I love facts about the animal kingdom.  Thanks Meg for sending this to me.

Blue whales, on average, weigh 176 tons. Their tongues alone are as heavy as an elephant. They reach these behemoth proportions on a diet of tiny shrimplike animals called krill. Blue whales were hunted almost to extinction but are now on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s list of endangered species.

World’s Biggest Stuff: Animal

P.S. When I received this on my phone, I was pretty sure it read: “World’s Biggest Stuffed Animal.”


Written by doorr

February 4, 2010 at 11:43 am

Posted in weird and wacky

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