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Do whales ever-- ?

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Published by Down East Books in Camden, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whales -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Whales.,
  • Questions and answers.

  • About the Edition

    Answers a variety of questions on the habits and characteristics of whales.

    Edition Notes

    StatementNathalie F.R. Ward ; illustrated by Tessa Morgan.
    ContributionsMorgan, Tessa, 1959- ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.C4 W323 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL974972M
    ISBN 100892723688
    LC Control Number96011975
    OCLC/WorldCa34476681

    The blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) is a marine mammal belonging to the baleen whale suborder Mysticeti. Reaching a maximum confirmed length of meters (98 feet) and weight of tonnes ( tons), it is the largest animal known to have ever existed. The blue whale’s long and slender body can be various shades of grayish-blue dorsally and somewhat lighter Family: Balaenopteridae.


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