Whales have not been known to harm humans, especially the mammoth blue whales
. Often found alone or in small numbers there is no instance ever recorded of a blue whale
deliberately killing or severely injuring a human being.
As for the blue whales
, "they're using their memory," said Briana Abrahms, a research ecologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
are an iconic predator in the California Current as they migrate its entirety every year searching for krill, and support multiple tourism industries," says Hazen.
A rare hybrid of a blue whale
and a fin whale, it would have made an awesome sight rising through the waves.
For the past two years, the term "Blue Whale
game" has been popping up increasingly on social media.
are the largest animals ever known to have lived on Earth.
"When blue whales
rise from the depths to approach a tasty krill patch near the surface, they perform 360-degree barrel rolls at a steep angle and nearly always roll to the left," according to an explanation from (http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2017/nov/scientists-discover-most-blue-whales-are-%E2%80%9Cright-handed%E2%80%9D-%E2%80%93-except-when-they-swim-up) Oregon State University.
LAHORE:The Punjab FIA Cyber Crime Department said on Wednesday that it had tracked down a 14-year-old boy in Lahore engaged in the notorious suicide game, Blue Whale
Challenge.However, it did not clarify as to whether the teenager was the one playing the game or involved in it in some other way.
Islamabad -- The Blue Whale
Challenge, a dangerous internet 'game' reportedly linked to an increase in teenage suicides across the globe, has started gaining an alarming momentum in South Asia.
In 1987, a blue whale
washed ashore in PEI and in 2007, her skeleton was transported 6,000 kilometres and reassembled for display at the new Beaty Biodiversity Museum in BC.
Sri Lanka BLUE whales
can migrate big distances, but Sri Lanka's population tend to stick around for long periods in Mirissa on the south coast, with most sightings from November to April.
are the largest animals to have lived on Earth, weighing upwards of 200 tons
On a global scale, the most frequently involved cetaceans in ship strikes include fin whales, right whales, humpback whales, grey whales, minke whales, blue whales
, and sperm whales [1, 2].
In the Indian Ocean off the coast of Sri Lanka, pygmy blue whales
are changing their tune.