Whales are the largest animals on Earth. Now we know why they got so big

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 17:31 in Paleontology & Archaeology

You have the privilege of sharing the planet with the largest animal that ever lived on Earth. The great blue whale, which can be found in every ocean around the globe, is bigger than any dinosaur you’ve seen in a museum. It can weigh as much as 24 elephants, and can grow up to two school buses...

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