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White Tigers
White Tigers
Tigers are a wonderful species in their own right. They are elegant and graceful, but at the same time are ready to fight for their right to survive. Today, in a world of destruction and growth, these tigers have tough day to day challenges they must face that are steadily growing worse as our society grows larger. What challenges do these magnifecent animals have to deal with in order to remain a species of elegance and grace and not just another history lesson? Is it possible for these tigers
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White
White
Fang Two outdoorsmen are out in the wild of the north. They are on a mission to deliver the body and coffin of a famous person. Their dogs disappear as they are entised by a she-wolf and eaten by the rest of the pack. They only have three rounds of ammunition left and Bill, one of the men, uses them to try to save one of their dogs that is being attacked; he misses and is eaten by the pack with the dog. Only Henry and two dogs are left; he makes a fire with leaves and scattered branches, trying
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Whales
Whales
The Blue whale is the largest creature of the sea; in fact, itís the largest creature known to man. Contrary to what most people think, even though Blue whales live in the sea, they are mammals. They breathe air, have their babies born alive, and can live anywhere from 30 to 70 years. The Blue whale is a baleen whale, and instead of having teeth, Blue whales have around 300-400 baleen plates in their mouths. Baleen are rows of coarse, bristle-like fibers used to strain plankton from the water.
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Viruses
Viruses
The word virus means "poi-son" in Latin. Viruses are submicro-scopic intracellular parasites that consist of either RNA or DNA, and a protective coat of protein. It has caused countless diseases in vari-ous organisms. The term virus was first used in the 1890s to describe agents that caused diseases that were smaller than bacteria. The ex-istence of viruses was established in 1892, when Russian scientist Dimity I. Ivanovsky discovered microscopic particles later known as the tobacco mosaic viru
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Veterinary
Veterinary
When I first arrived "Lisa" The girl that I shadowed told me that there was an emergency with one of the animals. It ended up that a one-year-old beagle ate an entire thing of metabolite, and then slowly started to die. The liver had shut down, and the heart rate was up to 300. Lisa told me that taking a thing of metabolite was like taking 50 cups of coffee at once. The owners of the beagle were there and bowling. The beagleís name was Murry. Murry\'s body slowly was shutting down one thing aft
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Turtles Favorite Fish
Turtles Favorite Fish
The project I am working on is called "Which Type of Fish do Turtles Prefer to Eat?" I chose this topic because I wanted to see if the size and color of the fish really matter when it comes to the turtleís eating. I also chose this topic because of the fact that I always have greet colored fish left in the tank after I feed my turtles. I am especially interested if the size of the fish matters when the turtles are eating. I say this because when they are eating it looks like they go after a par
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Turtle
Turtle
Distinction For many reasons the human race could be called a blessing. Great advanced in technology, medicine and even the fact we are the most sophisticated species on the planet. Are we a gift to planet Earth, or far from it? With cast amounts of pollution and destruction of the planet, not to mention unthinkable acts of violence and hate that has been going on since the beginning of time. Are we really as sophisticated and important as we have led ourselves to believe? Are we any better tha
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Tigers
Tigers
Tigers are descended from civet-like animals called niacis that lived during the age of the dinosaurs about 60 million years ago (Dang, 1994). These small mammals, with long bodies and short flexible limbs, evolved over millions of years into several hundred different species, including cats, bears, dogs and weasels. About 37 cat species exist today (Dang, 1994). Tigers evolved in eastern Asia , but it is not exact. Sabre-tooth tigers are not the ancestors of today\'s tigers. In fact, sabre-too
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Tiger
Tiger
The majestic tiger was once found in large numbers all over the subcontinent. It was feared, misunderstood, admired, and even worshiped as the vehicle of goddess Durga. In our own times, when man has all but wiped out this wonderful animal, few of us know what a tiger is like up close... At a time when tigers were hunted in the name of sport, the Maharaja of Dholpur ordered a beat. Some two hundred men formed a wide semicircle, beating drums and canisters in order to flush out the tiger hiding
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Squid
Squid
Squid are wild and wonderful. They are believed to be remarkably intelligent because of their apparently complex communication system. They include the Vampire Squid, and the elusive and mysterious Giant Squid. I researched the Giant Squid which is the biggest animals in the sea. The giant squid lives in most of the world\'s oceans and is among the biggest animals in the sea but it is rarely seen. It hunts smaller sea creatures but larger animals feed on it. It has inspired fantastic tales but
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Spiders
Spiders
This report deals with testing the toxicity of certain chemicals on spiders, and determining the toxicity by how it affects itís ability to weave itís web. This report contains research on the four chemicals (benzedrine, chloral hydrate, caffeine, and alcohol) as wellas the spiders and their webs. Spiders are of course found in the class Arachnidia, which also contain mites, scorpions, and other arthropods. The order which spiders are classified under is called Araneae, a word of Latin origin.
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Sharks
Sharks
Although sharks belong to the class Chondrichtyes, there are many different types. Sharks arose about 350 million years ago and have remained virtually unchanged for the past 70 million years and still comprise a dominant group. It is thought that sharks almost certainly evolved from placoderms, a group of primitive jawed fishes. It took a long series of successful and unsuccessful mutations with fin, jaw positions etc to give us all the different designs of sharks around today. When asked to d
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Shark
Shark
Killing Among some of the most wasteful reasons to hunt in the world Iíd have to say that besides the killing of elephants for their tusks, this is on top of the list for one of the worst reasons a blue shark is killed. And sadly enough the United States is one of the top countries to blame. In Hawaii and Mexico shark finning is very common. The fishermen fish the sharks take the fins, and throw it back into the water. The fins are mainly used for fin soup as a status symbol for the Japanese. T
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Turtle
Turtle
Sea Each species of sea turtle is distinctive in appearance and behavior, all sea turtles have certain characteristics in common the shell consist of a carapace (upper part) and plastron (lower part), which are joined together by cartilage called a bridge. in most species with the exception of the leatherback scutes cover the carapace. Like all turtles sea turtles have no external ears, they hear best at low frequencies and their sense of smell is excellent. Though their vision underwater is go
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Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros
Endangerment There are five types of rhinoceros on Earth. They are the Indian, Sumatran, Javan, Black, and White rhinos. All five species of rhinos are very close to extinction. The rhino population made a rapid decrease in the 1970ís when half of the worldís rhinos disappeared. There are an estimated 10,500 rhinos left worldwide. Their endangerment was cause by several reasons. The Black Rhinoceros population had decreased 90 percent since 1970. There were approximately 65,000 black rhinos the
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Rana
Rana
Pipiens Leopard Frog - Rana Pipiens Distribution: Found throughout Ontario but more abundant in southern and central Americas. Range: Adults maintain small home ranges (up to 500 m2) in fields or open forest during the summer. Where terrestrial habitats are quite dry, home ranges include some shoreline. A minimum of 4 ha of terrestrial habitat is recommended for the vicinity of breeding sites, however, individual adults may move several kilometres away. Most recently metamorphosed froglets stay
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Praying
Praying
Mantis Mantodea - most commonly known as the Praying Mantis, order mantodea is a group of about 1800 carnivorous insects which prodominatley live in tropical regions of the earth. Though certain species can be found in locations with moderate climate. With an extremely striking appearence, mantids almost have human like qualities with the ability to hold an erect stance, and arms that face forward. A very efficient killer, mantids were created for hunting and killing prey. Order Mantodea is in
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Plains
Plains
Zebra Deep ebony, blinding cream, these are the colors of the zebra. The zebra is one unique animal. Zebras are one of the marvelous animals in Africa. About the size of a small horse, these amazing animals are about 50-53 inches in height. When a male zebra grows up, he can weigh up to 520 pounds! It\'s a good thing that the female zebra is friendly. It can weigh a whopping 510 pounds, almost as much as the male! Zebras usually do not attack unless threatened though, whew! The large animal, th
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Parasitic Wasps
Parasitic Wasps
Malaria is one of the most prevalent and dangerous diseases known to man. It has existed for centuries and affects a myriad of people in the tropical region. Even today, with our newly discovered treatments for many of the tropical diseases, over 10% of the people that are infected with malaria each year and do not receive proper treatment die. In Africa alone, over 1 million children die each year because of malaria and new cases are reported frequently. Malaria is very dangerous and harmful t
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Okapi And Giraffe Similarities
Okapi And Giraffe Similarities
What adaptation do both the Okapi and Giraffe have that enables them to rip/pull food from strong branches? The long, sticky tongue that both the Okapi and Giraffe have allows them to pull shoots and leaves from strong and hardy branches with ease. The animals can also reach their eyes and ear with their tongue so they can easily rid those areas of bugs and parasites. The tongue also enables the Giraffe and Okapi to easily keep their young clean and healthy. What adaptation do both the Okapi an
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Mountain
Mountain
Gorillas Half man and half beast - this is what is usually said about the gorilla. They say that the gorilla is related to us. You can find mountain gorillas in the Virunga Volcanoes, which are located on the boundaries of Zaire, Rwanda, and Uganda. The Virungas are 600 miles of tropical rainforest. Youíll find then roaming around 7,800 and 11,000 feet, but at low elevations. The gorillas live in units. Most of the units consist of about 6-12 members in it, most of them being related in some wa
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Lynx
Lynx
With a pounce and a hop the speedy lynx chases the bleached white hare through the bushes. Poof! The hare disappears into the shiny white powder. Then the sly lynx picks up the scent of the hare and pounces toward the small hairball. The sharp elongated claws donít dig in, and the hareís long slender legs launch himself out of the hole and out of danger. The swift cat swings his claws around to hit the fast hare, but he hits the snow right under his back legs. The hare runs right between two wi
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Killer Whales
Killer Whales
Whales are giant creatures that live in the sea. They look like fish, but are not. Whales belong to the group of animals called mammals. Whales belong to the group of mammals called cetaceans, which comes from a Latin word meaning large sea animal. There are two major groups of whales. The first group is mysticeti (baleen whales), and the other isodontoceti (toothed whales). In the group odontoceti, there is a family of whales called delphinidae (dolphins and small toothed whales). In this repo
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Killer Whales
Killer Whales
Killer whales are an important subject of mythology for many indigenous peoples, especially the Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest. The whales have not been hunted extensively by humans, although they have been hunted by some shore whaling operations, and some individuals have been taken as aquarium show animals from the waters around the Pacific Northwest and Iceland. Killer whales are perceived by many near-shore fishermen to be in competition with human fishing activity (Anheiser Busc
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Killer Whales
Killer Whales
The scientific order of all types of whales is Cetacea. This large order is broken down into three further groups as well: the toothed whales or Odontoceti, which includes killer whales, dolphins, porpoises, beluga whales, and sperm whales, the baleen whales or Mysticeti, which include blue whales, humpback whales, gray whales, and right whales, and the Archaeoceti order, which are all now extinct. The genus of these species is Orcinus orca. Family. The killer whale is the largest in its family
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Deer
Deer
Key The Key Deer is a small species (in population and in stature) of deer that lives in the Florida Keys. It is in the same family as the Virginia white tailed deer. The Key Deer is about 26 inches tall and weigh an average of about 55 pounds. The males have antlers, and the antlers grow in cycles. They drop their antlers at the beginning of spring, and they grow back by June. The deer feed on indigenous plants including the red mangrove, the black mangrove, and the white mangrove. The Key Dee
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Humpback Whales
Humpback Whales
To look up into the mountains and see the steam rolling from a mountain stream on a cold winters morning is a beautiful sight. However, to look out over the horizon and see the white spray of salt water coming from the blow of a huge humpback whale is much more exciting sight and a whole lot warmer. The first time I had the opportunity to see the ocean was on a vacation to California, when I was about 15 years old. It was even better than I had dreamed it would be. The different animal in the o
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Honeybees
Honeybees
Honeybees as a Resource Honeybees are very useful to humans. As their name suggests, they make the sweet, delicious treat known as honey that we enjoy. They also make beeswax from which we make many useful items. But the most important thing bees do for us is to pollinate the plants. The honeybee visits flowers, which secrete a sweet liquid called nectar. This water-like nectar is sipped from the blossoms by the bee and carried to the beehive. The raw nectar goes into the cells in almost the sa
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Hippus Or Dolphin Fish
Hippus Or Dolphin Fish
Hippurus also known as Dolphin Fish, Dorado, or Mahi- Mahi. Is a large deep sea fish that lives in tropical and subtropical seas. They can be found under floating objects and have been known to follow boats. You will usually find a school of them underneath a bunch of floating Sargasso. They are bright greenish blue above, and yellow on it\'s sides. All over the sides of their bodies they have Irregular blue or golden blotches. They have the capability of flashing purple, chartreuse, and a wide
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Hellbender
Hellbender
The Eastern Hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis) Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis is the largest North American salamander, ranging in length from 30.5 to 74 cm (Niering 1985). Eastern Hellbenders are members of the order of tailed amphibians, Caudata and the family, Cryptobranchidae. Along with C. a. bishopi, the Ozark Hellbender, it is one of the two subspecies of hellbenders, also known as the Allegheny alligator or devil-dog. C. a. alleganiensis is perennially a
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Grizzly Bears
Grizzly Bears
This report you are about to read is about the threatened species of grizzly bears. Grizzly bears are omnivores, meaning they eat both plants and meat. However, they come from the order of Carnivora, meaning they have inherited the meat-eaters unspecialized, tubelike gut. Read on to help you learn more about grizzlies and start thinking of what you can do to help this near extinction species. By the way, this report was by Cynthia Chan. Grizzly bears are large brown bears with coarse, silver-ti
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Gila Woodpecker
Gila Woodpecker
Animals of all kinds are struggling to survive as our world changes. Day by day, people require even more space, food, etc., and all these demands put a squeeze on the earth\'s resources, including its wildlife. The biggest problem for wildlife today is that people destroy and change natural landscapes and animals lose places that they need to live in. Otherwise known as Melanerpes uropygialis, the Gila woodpecker is being threatened with extinction. There is a large environmental impact on thi
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Frogs
Frogs
A Frog is a small, tail less animal that has bulging eyes. Almost all frogs have long back legs. The strong hind legs make the frog able to leap farther than the length of its body. Frogs live on every continent except Antarctica, but tropical regions have the greatest number of species. Frogs are classified as amphibians. Most amphibians, including most frogs, spend part of their life as a water animal and part as a land animal. Frogs are related to toads, but are different from them in a few
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Elephant
Elephant
The common name is the African Elephant, the scientific name is Loxodonta Africana, the phylum is Vertebrata, the class is Mammalia, the order is Proboscidea, and the family is Elephantidae. The Closest Relatives to the African Elephant are: the Asian Elephant, mammoths, primitive proboscidean (mastodons), sea cows, and hyraxes. Scientists believe that the African Elephant evolved from one of its closest relatives, the Sea Cow. The geographical location and range of the African elephant covers
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Earthworms
Earthworms
Earthworms are classified as Annelida. Annelida mean little rings which refers to the many segments in their body. The structure of an earthwormís body is made up of more than one hundred segments separated by partitions that divide the coelum. All segments are identical except by the anterior and posterior ends. The anterior segments reflect the cephalization that is an adaption of burrowing. The head of the earthworm contains the sense organs. The muscle lines that make up the interior body w
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Dolphins
Dolphins
Some people claim that dolphins and whales communicate in such a way that it is very similar to human speech. An analysis will be coucted to determine if there is more similarity or difference between these animals and humans. Dolphins are aquatic mammals closely related to whales. They are sleek and powerful swimmers. They can be found in all seas around the world. It is interesting to point out that they spend about 99% of their time on the water. This affects their consciousness. It means th
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Dolphins
Dolphins
Dolphins are one of the most beautiful animals in the word. Dolphins are mammals and are part of the Delphinidae family. This family contains various highly intelligent aquatic mammals. The name dolphin refers to the species that a have a beak like snout and a slender streamline body which helps them to swim at high speeds. Some species can swim up to speeds of 35 mph. Dolphins have a rubbery feeling skin that is hairless; this helps them swim through the water with little resistance. Their ski
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Dolphins
Dolphins
Dolphins are playful and cleverness make them fascinating to watch. Dolphins are not fish they are mammals that live in the sea. They have to come to the top of the water every half minute, so they can breathe. But dolphins can stay under the water for six or seven minutes, if he holds his breathe. The dolphin breathes in his head because he has a blowhole in his head that allows him to breathe. Dolphins have a lot of teeth to help them eat. Each dolphin has almost one hundred teeth in his mout
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Dolphins
Dolphins
Dolphins and porpoises are mammals. They breathe air and give birth to living young then they suckle. They belong to the order or group of mammals called cetaceans, which include whales. Dolphins have beaklike mouths. Porpoises have bunt mouths and are smaller than dolphins. But both dolphins and porpoises are toothed whales, and their close relatives include the killer, sperm and pilot whale. Cetaceans are mammals that returned to the sea. Hind legs disappeared and were replaced by a strongly
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Dolphin's Talking
Dolphin's Talking
Dolphin\'s Talking Bottlenose dolphins are among the most vocal of the nonhuman animals and exhibit remarkable development of the sound production and auditory mechanisms. This can be seen in audition, which is shown in the animal\'s highly refined echolocation ability, and in tightly organized schools in which they live that are made up by sound communication. In testing the communication skills of dolphins, extensive studies have been done on vocal mimicry, in which the animal imitates comput
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Dogs And Pure Breed
Dogs And Pure Breed
All dogs, impure as well as pure-bred, and several wild cousins such as wolves and foxes, are one family. Each breed was created by human beings, using selective breeding to get desired qualities. The result is an almost unbelievable diversity of purebred dogs that will, when bred to others of their breed, produce their own kind. A "breed standard" is a written description of a given breed. This description uses words to define what a breed should look like. A standard exists for each of the br
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Dodo Birds
Dodo Birds
The dodo bird is a large, flightless bird, now extinct. The Mauritius dodo once inhabited the forests of the island of Mauritius. About the size of a turkey, the bird had a large hooked bill, undeveloped wings and tail, and short, thick, yellow legs. It laid a single, large egg in a ground nest made of grass. The dodo was first reported in 1598 by Dutch colonizers, who characterized it as a sluggish bird unafraid of humans. Dodos were last observed in 1681. The quick extinction of the species i
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Cows
Cows
Our land our bodies and our cows are all effected by the meet industry. Our land and water is getting polluted from animal waste. Our bodies are getting sick from germs in meat, and the cows are being tortured and are suffering. Waste from livestock in the United States amounts to130 times the waste produced by people. In Central California 1,600 dairies produced more waste than a city of 21 million people thatís 5 tons for every person on this earth, and their is not enough surrounding land to
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Cockatiels
Cockatiels
Some of our sore throats are caused by a "strep infection" Ė and this bacteria can be spread to your cockatiel from a sneeze or a cough. A bacterium called E. coli is normally present in our intestines, but it is not a normal resident in the intestines of cockatiels. So be sure that you wash your hands after using the toilet and before handling your cockatiel or its food. Seeds, how do you know if they are alive and nutritious? Sprout them! If less than 75 % of the seeds sprout, they have died
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Camel
Camel
More than 3,000 years ago an ungainly but useful desert aimal was domesticated in Arabia. It was the Arabian camel, a long-legged beast withone large hump on its back. It could cross hot deserts without needing much water, and it could carry heavy loads without tiring. The two-humped Bactrian camel of central Asia was also domesticated long ago. It is sturdier than the Arabian and can carry heavier loads. During the winter, its brownish hair is thick and long for protection from the cold nights
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Brown
Brown
Bear There are eight different species of bears found throughout the world: the spectacled bear, the Asiatic black bear, the brown bear (including grizzlies), the polar bear, the sun bear, the American black bear, the sloth bear and the giant panda. Even though most people can distinguish a polar bear from a brown bear by the color of the fur, a lot of people fail to identify all the differences among those two species. Both bears can be perceived as large, clumsy and lumbering beasts with heav
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Blue Whales
Blue Whales
The Blue whale is the largest creature of the sea, in fact, it is the largest creature known to man. Contrary to what most people think, even though Blue whales live in the sea, they are mammals. They breathe air, have their babies born alive and can live anywhere from 30 to 70 years. The Blue whale is a baleen whale, and instead of having teeth, Blue whales have around 300-400 baleen plates in their mouths. They fall under the category of the rorquals, which are the largest of the baleen famil
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Blue
Blue
Whales The blue whale or balaenoperta musclus is the largest animal to ever have lived on Earth. Whalers have reported this whale to being over 100 feet long and weighing over 150 tons! The blue whale is a mammal, because it has milk, hair, and the embryo develops in the mothers womb. The blue whale is a type of baleen whale. The blue whale eats mostly plankton and crustaceans like krill or copecods. The blue whale is located in the Atlantic Ocean. The smaller species of the blue whale, known a
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Blue
Blue
Whales The Blue whale is the largest creature of the sea, in fact, it is the largest creature known to man. Contrary to what most people think, even though Blue whales live in the sea, they are mammals. They breathe air, have their babies born alive and can live anywhere from 30 to 70 years. The Blue whale is a baleen whale, and instead of having teeth, Blue whales have around 300-400 baleen plates in their mouths. They fall under the category of the rorquals, which are the largest of the balee
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Blue Whale
Blue Whale
The blue whale heart is the size of a small car, the major arteries leading from the heart a small child can stand it! This is an example about amazing whale fact. I focused about previous amazing facts on whales, dolphins, and porpoises in this research paper. As we knows, whales are one of the most intelligent mammal in the ocean. There are two kinds of whale, one is toothed whales and the other one is baleen whale. The third largest whale in the world is the sperm whale. It is the biggest to
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