- You can tell the age of a whale by counting the rings in its earwax.
- A natural predator of the Moose is the Killer Whale. They have been known to prey on moose swimming around America's Northwest Coast.
- Many expensive Perfumes contain whale poop.
- A blue whale is larger than a basketball court.
- There's only one
- humpback whale
- known in the world.
- A blue whale's heart can be as large as a car.
- A blue whale's tongue can weigh as much as an elephant.
- Grey whales always mate in a threesome: two males to one female.
- Blue whales can get a tan.
- The blue whale can produce the loudest sound of any animal. At 188 decibels, the noise can be detected over 800 km (500 mi) away.
- with the tail first instead of the head.
- Most of a sperm whale's head is filled with a fatty, yellow tissue called "junk."
- Humans, killer whales and short-finned pilot whales are the only species in which females live well beyond menopause.
- Humans have been hunting whales since the Stone Age. Ancient whalers used harpoons to spear them from boats out at sea.
- 18th and 19th century whalers hunted whales for their oil, which was used as lamp fuel and lubricant.
- Whale milk has the consistency of toothpaste.
- to express delight.
- Whales are so big, they can take up to 100 years of creatures consuming them to decompose.