Blue Whale Bookmark

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The Blue Whale is the largest creature on earth, measuring up to 100 feet in length and weighing up to 150 tons!  Like all baleen whales, the blue whale is a filter feeder.  Each spring blue whales head north to rich polar grounds, where they find krill, tiny shrimp-like crustaceons, which are the bulk of their diet.

Early whalers were largely unsuccessful in capturing the swift blue whale.  However modern hunting techniques made the blue an easy target.  Blue whales used to be found world wide but over hunting has pushed them to the edge of extinction.  Despite international protection since 1965, their population has shown little recovery.