Blue Whale Facts – 101 Astounding Facts About Blue Whales

Interesting facts about blue whales

The sounds made by the blue whales are usually hums, squeaks and rumbles.

The blue whales communicate through sounds only on breeding season.

The blue whales have small fins and so it relies on its tail to dive through the waters of the ocean.

During the nursing period, the mother blue whale eats almost nothing.

The blue whales are called carnivorous despite not having teeth.

One breath of a blue whale can give enough air to fill up to 2,000 balloons.

The heart of a blue whale is same as the size of a small car.

Hundred years ago the population of the blue whales was around 200,000.

Today, blue whales are listed as the endangered species in the oceanic environment and according to the law of 1966 they are prohibited from hunting.

From 1868 to 1966 the blue whales were hunted for their meat and fatty blubber to produce oils.