Blue Whale

View from above of blue whale breaching
Blue Whale. NOAA.

Quick Facts
Type: Mammal

Diet: Carnivore; Krill

Average lifespan: 70 years

Average size: Males: up to 100 ft.; Females: up to 110 ft.

Average weight: up to 400,000 lb.

Did You Know?
Blue whales have the most powerful voice in the animal kingdom. At 180 decibels, a blue whale's call can travel over hundreds of thousands of miles!

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Last updated: November 18, 2016