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In 2015, a 78-foot blue whale washed up dead on the Oregon coast, astonishing visitors and marine biologists alike.
By Caleb Scharf What do a common cold-causing virus, an adult blue whale and the red supergiant star Betelgeuse have in common?
Even the country’s surrounds are a treat for wildlife lovers, who may spot dolphins, sperm whales and the ultimate sea creature — blue whales — in the Indian Ocean.
In blue whales, they have been documented as singing lower on the register in recent decades.
Spot leopards, seek out blue whales, and watch primates play in Sri Lanka The island nation of Sri Lanka, off the coast of southern India, teems with stunning natural features and weathered ruins that have become de facto wildlife playgrounds.
So for the first time, scientists have estimated how many wildebeest actually die each year: An average of 6,250, equivalent to the mass of 10 blue whales.
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: a very large bluish-gray whale
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