Beluga Whale

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Beluga Whale

Beluga Whales

Beluga whales are an all white whale and they are surrounded by 5 inch blubber. Beluga whales can grow up to 20 feet in length and weight from 2000 to 3000 pounds. Beluga Whales have some hair but it is only on the side of their snout.

A Beluga whale lives in the Arctic and Subarctic waters because they like cold weather. Broad paddle-like flippers and indented tails help them live in their environment. Definition of subarctic: a place that has long cold winters and short warm summers

What is a Beluga Whales habitat?

Where do Beluga Whales live?

Beluga Whales live in the Arctic and Subarctic coastal waters. These whale are at a risk of being endangered because of pollution and they are losing their habitats.

What do Beluga Whales look like?

What are Beluga Whales habits?

A Beluga Whales find their food at the bottom of the ocean such as, octopus, squid, crabs, snails, sand worms, and fish. Beluga Whales sleep in the water with one side of the brain awake and the other asleep. A Beluga Whale lives in a pod and they hibernate when the water starts to get iced over.

What are some facts about Beluga Whales?

A Beluga whales bump on their forehead is called a melon. The melon is used for different communication sounds and different facial expressions. A Beluga Whale's gestation period is 14 to 15 months. Baby Belugas swim when they are first born and are a darker color than the adults. Baby Belugas learn survival behaviors by watching the adults in the pod.


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