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Blue Whale

Balaenoptera musculus


The blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) is a marine mammal belonging to the baleen whales (Mysticeti). At 30 metres (98 ft) in length and 170 tonnes (190 short tons) or more in weight, it is the largest existing animal and the heaviest that ever existed

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evelyngrant21 8 years ago


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Long Beach, California, USA

Spotted on Aug 12, 2014
Submitted on Oct 22, 2014

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