Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Blue Whale

Blue Whale is the largest animal to have ever inhabited the earth, larger than any of the great dinosaurs. The Blue Whale can grow up tp 100 feet in length and weigh up to 200 tons. It has a heart that is equivalent the size of the Mini Cooper and that means th weigh of the heart is close to 450kg.A human actually could crawl through its major arteries. It consumes an average of 4 tons of tiny shrimp like animals in one day and means like eating 64,000 hamburgers a day. It's baby when birth averages 25 feet and weigh 3 tons. The baby Blue Whale feeds only its mother milk which is 40% fat. The calf gains 9 pounds an hour. Grab a chance to know more of the Blue Whale at Mid Valley or remember to stay tune at Astro Channel 553 National Geographic Channel.