The blue whale is not only the largest animal currently on the planet, but the largest animal to have ever existed

Blue whale For other uses, see Blue whale (disambiguation). The blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) is a marine mammal belonging to the baleen whale parvorder, Mysticeti. At up to 29.9 metres (98 ft) in length and with a maximum recorded weight of 173 tonnes (190 short tons), it is the largest animal known to have ever …

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