Blue Whale Facts – 101 Astounding Facts About Blue Whales

Blue whales facts

A human being can easily swim through the major arteries of a Blue Whale.

The blue whales in Arctic and Antarctic waters have yellow diatoms (Microscopic Algae) stick to the underbodies, that gives them the nickname as “Sulfur Bottom”.

Blue Whale is considered as the largest creature on the planet.

The weight of Blue Whale’s tongue is more than that of an elephant.

The Blue Whale feeds on small animals such as krill (shrimp like invertebrates).

Blue Whale consumes 36,000 kg of Krill i.e. 40 million Krill or more than 8,000 lbs per day.

Blue whale swims with a speed of 5 m/h and can reach over 30 m/h.

Blue whale is the loudest animal on Earth, though it is not audible to humans as its frequency does not fall in the range of hearing.

Blue whale communicates with low frequency pluses, groans and moans.

A Blue Whale can catch the frequency, from a distance of 1,600 km.