Wild Blue: A Natural History of the World's Largest Animal
The blue whale holds the title of largest creature that has ever lived, and it may also be the most mysterious. The biggest blue whales can outweigh every player in Major League Baseball and the National Hockey League combined. Their mouths can gulp more than thirteen thousand gallons of seawater. A newborn can be over twenty feet long and gain nearly twenty tons in seven months—about eight pounds per hour. Blue whales emit more powerful sounds than any other animal on earth, though many of their vocalizations are beyond the range of human hearing.
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Review: Wild Blue: A Natural History of the World's Largest AnimalUser Review - Nicole - Goodreads
I love reading scientific books such as this one, and let me just say, it was exceptionally well written. I had no problem understanding it and it kept me fully engaged the whole time I was reading it ... Read full review
Review: Wild Blue: A Natural History of the World's Largest AnimalUser Review - Yi-hsin Lin - Goodreads
A clear, concise account of much of the research done up to now on the blue whale. Bortolotti discusses briefly the history of (blue) whaling, much of which I was surprised to learn occurred in the ... Read full review