Friday, September 28, 2012

Friday Facts - Blue Whales & Their Mouths

Did you know that the blue whale has the largest organs of any in the animal kingdom? Its tongue alone weighs about 3 tons!

When expanded, the mouth of a blue whale can hold up to 99 tons of food and water; however, in a cruel twist of nature, the size and dimensions of its throat doesn't allow it to swallow anything larger than a beach ball!

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