Vocabulary
Blue Whale Facts
Attributes
Babies
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Found in the mount of the whale and helps to filter food.  Made of the same material in our hair and fingernails.

What is baleen?

100

Because there are not many whales left, they are considered an ____________ Species and it is illegal to hunt them.

What is Endangered?

100

What type of animal is a blue whale?

Mammal

100

What is a baby whale called?

What is a calf? 

100

The blue whale is one of the loudest animals 

True or False 

True 

200

The whale eats about 40 million of these shrimp like creatures a day.

What is krill?

200

Blue Whales near are seen in Maine waters OFTEN or RARELY?

Rarely

200

How long is an adult blue whale?

About 100 feet long 
200

What does a baby blue whale eat?

What is mother's milk?

200
What do Blue Whales eat?
Krill
300

One half of the whales tail

What is a fluke?

300

Do Blue Whales eat humans? 

No, they eat krill! A human would not even fit down their throat! 

300

How much does a blue whale weigh?

150-200 tons

300

When does the baby whale leave it's mother to be independent?

What is  about 1 year?

300

Helps them find their way in the dark ocean waters. It is sound that helps them navigate

sonar

400

The time a mother carries a baby before it is born

What is gestation?

400

The think layer of fat that blue whales have is called this. 

Blubber

400
How long can a whale stay underwater?
30 minutes
400

How long is the gestation period for a baby?

10-12 months

400

The name of the Museum that gave the Whale Tour you just watched.

What is The Natural History Museum in London, England.

500

Fat under the skin that keeps the whale warm

What is blubber?

500

Does the blue whale chew it's food?

No, it swallows krill whole. 

500

Name at least 1 thing that makes the blue whale a mammal.

*has hair 

*breathes air 

*warm-blooded

*produces milk to fee their babies

500
How much does a baby whale eat each day?
150 gallons of milk
500

Krill is the blue whale's favorite food. What is Sharon's favorite food? 

Tacos of course!!! 

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