Facts about the Blue Whale

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The blue whale is the largest animal on Earth.
It grows up to 30 meters long and weighs up to 200 tons.
It’s bigger than the biggest dinosaur.
Its heart is as big as a car.
It feeds on krill, which are tiny shrimp-like animals.
It doesn’t have teeth. Instead, it has comb-like filters called baleen.
It opens its mouth and takes in water and krill.
Then it closes its mouth and pushes the water out with its tongue.
Its baleen filters the krill from the water.
The blue whale is an endangered species.
curious-little-boy ♣ baleen: an elastic, horny substance growing in place of teeth in the upper jaw of certain whales (Dictionary.com)

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