Ocean Series-Blue whale
Features:Long,slim and narrow body. Series of pleats on their throats. Large tail with two
flukes. Two nostrils on the top of their head.
Did you know? The series of pleats on its throat allows it to expand its throat to more than four times it’s normal size when the Blue Whale is feeding?
QUESTION: How many baleens do you think a blue whale has, and what are they used for?
ANSWER: There are up to 395 hard and bristle-like baleen plates that hang from the upper jaw and are used to filter food out of the water.