The World’s Largest Animal…Vanishing.

Via on Jul 2, 2012

Even with the age of the dinosuars long past, the largest creature to ever exist, exists now, in our time.

Once 300,000 blue whales, now 10,000. Their population has stabilized, though they get hit (and killed) by ships constantly.

Here’s a life-size photo of a Blue Whale.

The songs of blue whales are getting deeper annually—see this Ted Video for why. It’s “ingenious, and depressing.”

A Blue Whale’s tongue weighs as much as an elephant, and you could swim down some of its blood vessels.

Beautiful.

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About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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6 Responses to “The World’s Largest Animal…Vanishing.”

  1. slsimms says:

    Intriguing!

  2. Mamaste says:

    Just intro'd on FB to: Animal Rights & Green.
    ~Mamaste

  3. Linda Lewis Linda V Lewis says:

    Interesting and awesome!

  4. Me& says:

    Amazing! Thank you for the life-size link. And for being you and bringing me this wonderful content!

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