Monday, April 6, 2009

whale facts #1

This summer while I was in Alaska, a poster featuring the whales of the world mysteriously appeared in the Bear Den (our mess hall). Being the sensory deprived fishermen we were, a game developed. Rules were simple, and unclear: we'd reach a consensus about who got to pick the whale of the day. That person, then picks the whale of the day and reads the facts about that whale. Brilliant, I know.

Well, I recently came across a couple great whale facts, so I christen this my first whale facts post. Enjoy.

A blue whale's heart is the size of a small car, and a human could fit through the major arteries connecting to the heart.

Enough said. Thanks blue whale.

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