Blue Whale Facts – 101 Astounding Facts About Blue Whales

Facts About the Blue Whale

The scientific name of blue whales that live in Indian Ocean and South Pacific Ocean is B.M.Brevicauda.

The scientific name of blue whales that live in only Indian Ocean is B.M.Indica.

The new born blue whale is called a calf.

Mother blue whale will be pregnant for 10 to 12 months before giving birth to a newborn calf.

The mother blue whale will be nursing his calf for a period of one year.

The Blue Whale comes to maturity at the age of 10 to 15 years.

The blue whale is not only the largest animal but also the biggest creature that ever existed on earth.

The pleats on the throats of the blue whale expand four times the normal size, especially when it is feeding.

The blue whales don’t have teeth but instead they have baleen plates.

There are total 395 hard and bristle like baleen plates present on the upper jaw of a blue whale.