Tag: blue whale

Watching this freaks me out and amazes me at the same time. Blue whales really are gigantic creatures and I would never want to have one come right at me like they do in this video! [via]

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Photo by Alex J. Rota The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) has a great gallery archive of images taken when the museum was preparing their various exhibits and dioramas. If you take a look at the images, you get a unique view of the animals on display and the “skeletons” that make up their […]


This is so sad. The already-endangered blue whale has lost another family member to a possible collision with a ship. The photo above taken by Flip Nicklin shows the blue whale belly-up in the Pacific Ocean with a flock of seagulls perched on its underside. Certainly not the kind of photo of a blue whale […]


National Geographic has this neat little interactive graphic that visually compares the size of a blue whale with other large objects and animals. The video of a ship strike on a blue whale is shocking, but so is the rest of the threats that blue whales face on a day to day basis. If you […]