Fact of the Day Image Mar. 11th

Blue whales are the largest living animals on the planet! A blue whale can grow up to 100 feet (30 m) long and weigh up to 440,925 pounds (200 tons)! It’s heart pumps 58 gallons of blood at a rate of 8-10 beats per minute. The veins that carry the blood around have to be huge, enough for an adult to swim through it!