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Blue Whale

Balaenoptera musculus

Description:

Largest known animal to have ever existed.

Notes:

This particular whale was feeding and its dive time was around 8 minutes. Spotted about 30 miles from Long Beach, CA.

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Los Angeles, California, USA

Spotted on Jul 22, 2012
Submitted on Aug 15, 2012

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