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Blue whales

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Blue whales

Endangered Species

Blue whales

(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qU5gRwSsq68)

why do they matter?

What are blue whales?-The blue whale is the largest animal on the planet, weighing as much as 200 tons. They are the loudest animals on Earth and their low frequency whistle can be heard for hundreds of miles.

what threatens the species?

Whales are at the top of the food chain and have an important role in the overall health of the marine environment.(http://worldwildlife.org/species/blue-whale)

blue whales are threatened by habitat loss and toxics. Blue whales can also be harmed by ship strikes and by becoming entangled in fishing gear.Climate change and its impact on krill which are blue whales' major prey

(http://worldwildlife.org/species/blue-whale)

Blue Whale at sunset in Mexico(http://worldwildlife.org/species/blue-whale)


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